DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas Police arrested a suspect Wednesday in the Monday shooting death of Nicholas “Nick” Slaughter, a Senior Airman in the Air Force Reserves.
Rashad Aman Rayford, 23, surrendered to the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit and was booked into the Dallas County Jail for murder.READ MORE: 10-Year-Old Diego Velasquez Recovering After Cars Hit Him While Out Buying Mother’s Day Gift
Bond has not yet been set.
Dallas Police received a call from an area hospital around 12:30 a.m. on Monday, reporting a man had come to the emergency room with a gunshot wound.
The victim, Slaughter, 29, was treated but died from his injuries.READ MORE: 'This Is Not Just Any Usual Recovery': Economist Explains Rash Of Price Hikes, Product Shortages
Investigators later learned that Slaughter’s murder was related to an earlier call they had received about an active shooter in a parking lot next to the Chocolate Lounge at 2011 S. Lamar Street.
His family believes he was possibly killed by a stray bullet.
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