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Dallas police identify suspect wanted in fatal shooting of 17-year-old; witnesses asked to come forward

Police say Kendreal Jones died in a hospital after he was found on the ground with a gunshot wound. A $5,000 reward is being offered for information.
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DALLAS — Dallas police and Crime Stoppers are asking for witnesses to come forward about a shooting that killed a teenage boy. 

Police said they responded to a call about the shooting around 1:55 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10. They were dispatched to the 400 block of North Jim Miller Road where they found the victim on the ground with a gunshot wound.

The shooting victim was identified by police as 17-year-old Kendreal Jones. They said first responders took him to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

On Monday, Jan. 24, police said they identified the suspect as 18-year-old Javar Rokeem Washington. 

Washington is considered armed and dangerous and anyone with information concerning his location is asked to call 911 immediately, police said. 

Anyone with information concerning this case can also contact Detective Patty Belew by calling 214-422-9275 or emailing patty.belew@dallaspolice.gov. The department asked that you reference case number 005787-2023.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information called into Crime Stoppers that leads to the arrest and indictment for this felony offense and other felony offenses. Call Crime Stoppers at 214-373-TIPS (8477), 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 

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