Dallas is experiencing record homicides. Who is committing all these murders?

A detailed analysis of 2021 homicides in Dallas

In 2020, Dallas had 251 homicides. The highest number since 1995. 2021 was immediately off to a violent start with three homicides on the first three days. Despite the rising crime, Dallas began the new year by slashing police services to the public.

Between January 1st and March 10th, 2020, Dallas had 34 homicides. There have already been at least 44 in the same time period in 2021 so far.

Dallas was an incredibly violent city in the 80s. Homicides peaked in 1990 and had been steadily falling till 2014. In 2015, homicides began rising again. In 2019, Dallas saw the most homicides since 2004.

Dallas is 41.2% Latino, 29.1% White, 24.3% Black, and 3.7% Asian.

63.4% of identified victims are Black.
75.9% of known suspects are Black.

Black victim, Black suspect: 16
Black victim, unknown suspect: 9
Black victim, White suspect: 1

White victim, Black suspect: 2
White victim, unknown suspect: 2
White victim, White suspect: 1
White victim, Latino Suspect: 2

Latino victim, Black suspect: 2
Latino victim, Latino Suspect: 3
Latino victim, unknown suspect: 3

Unidentified victim, Black suspect: 2
Unidentified victim, unknown suspect: 1

Suspects:

Black: 22
White: 2
Latino: 5
Unknown: 15

Victims:

Black: 26
White: 7
Latin: 8
Unknown: 3

Total 44

On March 10th, Christian Pollard, a twenty-two-year-old Black male, was shot and killed at a gas station. The suspect is Jataivious Maxwell, also a twenty-year-old Black male.

On March 9th, Rachel Witcher, a 21-year-old White female, was shot and killed inside her apartment. The suspect is Charles Parker, a 32-year-old Black male.

On March 8th, Don-Yeah Hill, a 17-year-old Black male, was shot and killed on the side of a road. The suspect is Jalynn Lester, also a 17-year-old Black male.

On March 5th, three people were shot outside of a barbershop. Kenaijae Anderson, a twenty-year-old Black male was killed. Police have a suspect but have not released any details.

 

On March 3rd, Jason Izaguirre, a 20-year old Latin male, was killed in his backyard. Police do not have a suspect.

On March 2nd, David Alexander Perez, a 24-year old Latino male, was shot to death in his car during an apparent gun battle on the freeway. Police do not have a suspect.

On March 1st, an unidentified male was found murdered in a residence. The suspect is Adepegda Olantunde, a 28-year old Black male.

On February 28th, Timothy Alfred Nelson, a 54-year old White male, was shot and killed in front of his apartment.  The suspect is Titia Green, a 41-year old White female.

On February 26th, Byron Donnell Ross, a  38-year old Black male, was shot and killed at a motel. Police do not have a suspect.

 

On February 24th, Jonathan Robert Wilner Wernhammar, a 38-year old White male was murdered in his apartment. The suspect is Vivianna Isabel Alvarez, a 20-year old Latina female.

On February 20th, Edward Cade, an 18-year-old Black male, was shot and killed. Police do not have a suspect.

On February 18th, April Lachelle Shankle Sanchez, a 31-year-old white female was shot and killed. The suspect is her husband, Sergio Sanchez, a 57-year-old Latino.

On February 16th, Rufus Hill, a 35-year-old Black male, was shot and killed on the side of the road. Police do not have a suspect.

On February 14th, Raesha Danyel Nelson-Allison, a 29-year old Black female, was shot and killed. The suspect is Roger Dumon Allison, a 27-year old Black male.

 

On February 14th, Jose Manuel Dominguez, a 24-year-old Latino male, was found shot to death in a warehouse. Police do not have a suspect.

On February 14th, Kevin Michael Smith, a 54-year-old white male, was found shot to death in a warehouse. Police do not have a suspect.

On February 12th, an unidentified homicide victim was found. Police do not have a suspect.

On February 11th, Jason Lakeith Williams, a 55-year old Black male, was shot and killed in the street. Police do not have a suspect.

On February 11th, Christopher Michael Murzin, a 53-year old White male, was found murdered inside of his vehicle. Police do not have a suspect.

 

On February 9th, Tremond Spencer, an 18-year old Black male, was shot and killed at an apartment complex. The suspect is Markelen Jerrel Chance, a 21-year old Black male.

On February 9th, John Nolasco, a 32-year old Latin male, was shot and killed. The suspect is Zavionte Lamonte Dixon, a 21-year old Black male.

On February 8th, Terrance McCray, a 47-year-old black male, was shot and killed outside a 7-11. Police are seeking a black male suspect.

On February 8th, Javoras Moten, a 33-year old Black male, was shot and killed inside a grocery store. Police do not have a suspect.

On February 7th, Marietta Julieze Matthews, a 26-year-old Black female was shot and killed. The suspect is Nathan Rashad James, a 26-year-old black male.

 

On February 7th, Tamiko Geniece Merriwether, a 55-year old Black female was shot and killed. The suspect is Nathan Rashad James, a 26-year-old black male.

On February 6th, Fredy Bonilla, a 26-year old Latin male, was shot and killed. The suspect is Angel Aristeo Badillo, a 29-year old Latin male.

On February 1st, an unidentified victim was stabbed to death in their apartment. The suspect is Crystal Sanders, a 32-year old Black female.

On January 27th, Kermit Carradine, a 41-year-old black male, was found dead in the passenger seat of a car. Police do not have a suspect.

On January 27th, Kenneth Henderson, a 62-year-old Black male, was murder while walking down his street. The suspect is an unnamed 16-year-old black male.

 

On January 26th, Donald King, a 31-year-old Black male, was found murdered inside a vehicle. The suspect is Kyle Flanagan, a 21-year-old Black male.

On January 23rd, James Harmon, a 47-year-old Black male, was shot and killed. The suspect is John Thomas Hall, a 63-year old white male.

On January 23rd, Braylin Alexander Martinez, a 15-year old Latin male, was shot and killed in front of a Family Dollar. The suspect is Javius Devarius Williams, a 20-year old Black male.

On January 23rd, Tommy Elijah Gouge, a 20-year old White male, was shot and killed in an apartment, The suspect is Timothy Kaylon Valdez, an 18-year old Latino male.

On January 18th, Cedric Tolbert, a 37-year old Black male, was found shot and killed. Police do not have a suspect.

 

On January 18th, Willie Jorden, a 60-year old black male, was beaten to death. The suspects are Devetta Renee Jackson, a 41-year old black female, and Courtney Deon Martin, a 35-year old black male.

On January 17th, Erick-Dewayne Deshun Griffin, a 24-year old Black male, was shot and killed. The suspect is Jairus LaAnthony Tolbert, a 24-year old Black male.

On January 9th, Ricardo Xavier Rangel, a 22-year-old Latino male, was found shot to death on the side of the road. The suspect is Isaac Trevino, a 24-year-old Latino male.

On January 8th, Joshua Miller, a 33-year-old White male, was shot and killed while working as a ride-share operator. The suspect is Joshua Scott, a 21-year-old Black male.

On January 7th, Jose Sibrian, a 43-year-old Latino male, was murdered. The suspect is his son, 17-year-old Anthony Sibrian.

 

On January 5th, Kendrick Hampton, a 29-year-old black male, was shot and killed in his vehicle. The suspect is Rapheal Jefferson, a 33-year-old Black male.

On January 5th, Joseph Kemp, a 39-year-old black male, was shot and killed. The suspect is Donny Ray Geter, a 42-year-old black male.

On January 3rd, Antheley Matthew Hollins, a 51-year old black male, was shot and killed. The suspect is Julius Ray Nichols, a 37-year old black male.

On January 3rd, Ikem Eshad Baker, a 27-year old black male, was found shot and killed inside his car. Police do not have a suspect.

On January 1st, Jermaine Maurice Holloway, a 49-year old Black male, was stabbed multiple times at a bus stop. The suspect is Karrier Deoma Jones, a 36 -year-old Black male.

 

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