DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Authorities in Dallas are investigating a fatal shooting Wednesday morning that occurred near an elementary school. The incident happened at about 7:30 a.m. near the intersection of Seco Boulevard and Jim Miller Road. That is the location of John Ireland Elementary School.
Police received a call about the shooting and arrived to find a 36-year-old black male injured. That person was transported to Baylor Medical Center at Dallas in critical condition and later pronounced dead. The name of the man has not been released at this time.
According to police, the victim was involved in some sort of verbal confrontation near the school, along Seco Boulevard. That is where the shooting took place. The victim was then able to drive down the street for a little bit before crashing into a parked vehicle.
The nature of the original disagreement is still under investigation.
A suspect was taken into custody at the scene, a 68-year-old black male. That individual’s name has also not yet been released, but police have called this a family violence offense.
At last check, officials with the Dallas Independent School District had no information about the incident.