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American Airlines technology director fatally shot while walking his dog in Dallas, police say

Detectives believe the suspect was in a black Nissan pick-up truck that may have a Texas Rangers sticker in the rear window.
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Dallas police say 49-year-old James Faith was shot while walking his dog Friday morning near 1002 S. Waverly Drive.

DALLAS — Updated at 3:17 p.m. Saturday with a statement from James Faith's workplace. 

Dallas police are asking for the public's help in their search for a suspected shooter who killed a 49-year-old man. 

Authorities said around 7:30 a.m. Friday, James Faith left his house with his wife to walk their dog in the 1000 block of Waverly Drive. While walking the dog an unknown suspect approached them and fatally shot Faith, police said. 

Faith worked with Fort-Worth based American Airlines, as a technology director. The company released the following statement Saturday: 

"American Airlines is deeply saddened by the death of James Faith, a director in our technology organization. We are taking care of James’ family and colleagues and our thoughts and prayers are with them during this difficult time."

Detectives believe the suspect was in a black Nissan pick-up truck that may have a Texas Rangers sticker in the rear window.

Credit: Dallas Police Department
The Dallas Police Department believes the suspect drove away in this Black Nissan Titan.

Anyone with information about the suspect or vehicle is asked to contact Det. Chris Walton at 214-671-3632 or via email at christopher.walton@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us.

Crime Stoppers is also offering up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest and indictment. They can be reached at 214-373-8477.  

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Digital producer Jozelyn Escobedo contributed to this story.