43-Year-Old Shot, Killed in Dallas Café Parking Lot


An investigation is ongoing after a man was fatally shot early morning in a café parking lot, Dallas police say.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s help in the homicide of 43-year-old Jesus Canales.

At about 2:20 a.m., officers were called to a shooting at Lupita Café at 2316 Oates Road, near Ferguson Road and Buckner Boulevard, where they arrived to find Canales lying in the middle of the parking lot with a gunshot wound, police said.

Canales was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Witnesses said a man suspected in the shooting left the area in a dark gray or charcoal pickup truck, according to police.

At this time, police have not revealed any motive for the shooting. They have also not named any suspects or announced any arrests.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for any information called into 214-373-TIPS that leads to an arrest and indictment.

Anyone with information can contact Detective Christopher Walton at 214-671-3632 or email christopher.walton@dallascityhall.com and refer to case number 132827-2021.


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