A teenager was killed Friday afternoon in a shooting along the 600 block of North Denley Drive near the Eloise Lundy Recreation Center, police say.
Police identified the victim as 15-year-old Luis Carlos Guevara of Dallas.
Police said the teen was sitting with another teen in a parked car on Denley when a brown Dodge Caravan pulled up nearby. The teen witness said they were then approached by a 13-year-old Latin male who started firing into the car.
The driver sped off, but crashed into a nearby utility pole. Meanwhile the shooter and two others, a 13-year-old white male and a 20-year-old black male, all left the scene.
The teen injured in the shooting was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died. The teen who was driving the car suffered only minor injuries in the crash.
Dallas police have not confirmed a motive or reason for the confrontation.
Douglas Grace, a business owner and community activist, says the news hits home.
He grew up near Denley Street, so the thought of a teenager losing his life in the neighborhood that nurtured his is concerning.
“It’s scary. Having a 15, 16-year-old myself it’s scary. Because I ask myself is this going to be my daughter? Will this be my nephew?,” he said.
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Police were still searching for the suspects Friday evening.
"I want my kids to be able to come outside. I want my kids to be able to not worry about walking to the store or walking to get something to eat because of a senseless drive by shooting and different things like that," said Grace. "If you know that you got the resources and the ability to go and stop a confrontation that’s happening, go and do it. If not, call the police."
A $5,000 reward is offered for information that lead to an arrest in the case.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Noe Camacho at 214-671-3682 or via email: email@example.com
NBC5's Ken Kalthoff contributed to this report.