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27-year-old arrested on murder charges in North Dallas shooting, police still searching for second suspect

Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $5,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest.
Credit: Dallas County
Devonte Miles

DALLAS — This story has been updated to include addition information. 

A 27-year-old man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly shot and killed Erick Blakely, 43, at a north Dallas gas station, officials said.

Dallas police said the shooting happened shortly after 5 p.m. Tuesday at the RaceTrac gas station in the 8100 block of Forest Lane, near Central Expressway.

Blakely was taken to a local hospital after the shooting, where he died from his injuries, police said. Two men were seen running from the scene and getting on a DART train after the shooting.

One of those men was allegedly Devonte Miles, according to police. 

Miles, 27, was arrested on murder charges late Tuesday. He is being held on a $250,000 bail.   

Police are still searching for the second suspect. Anyone with any information on the shooting or the suspect's identity is asked to contact Detective Jacob White, at 214-283-4825 or jacob.white@dallacityhall.com 

Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $5,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest in the case.

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