Dallas Police Department Is Asking for Help to Find Andre Emmett’s Killer
After a morning full of swirling rumors and social media posts, some solid information has come out about Andre Emmett's death, which the Dallas Police Department is now calling a murder.
Here's the full release from the Dallas Police Department on the shooting of Texas Tech Basketball legend Andre Emmett:
"On September 23, 2019, at approximately 2:30 a.m., the victim, Andre Emmett, a 37-year-old Black male was approached by two unknown suspects as he sat in his vehicle in front of his residence in the 1800 block of N. Prairie Avenue. The suspects displayed a handgun and an altercation ensued, during which the victim was shot as he ran away from the suspects. The victim was located by a passerby, who called 911, several hundred feet from his residence. Dallas Fire and Rescue responded and transported him to an area hospital, where he later died. Witnesses reported seeing two male suspects, one described as a tall, thin Black male wearing a red hat. The suspects entered a white Chrysler 300 and fled onto N. Fitzhugh Avenue towards Ross Avenue."
The Dallas Police are now asking for anyone with any information contact the lead detective on the case, Detective Sayers. You can reach him at (214) 671-3647, or firstname.lastname@example.org with the case number 193330-2019.