DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A woman has died after police say she was shot by her boyfriend at a hotel in the southeastern part of Dallas early Saturday.

Police say they responded to the shooting just before 12:15 a.m. at a Super Seven Inn in the 9600 block of C F Hawn Freeway and found the victim, 30-year-old Lexia Lafon Kimberling, with a gunshot wound.

Kimberling was pronounced dead at the scene. The suspect, 24-year-old Santiago V. Dominguez, was taken into custody and interviewed by a homicide unit, police say.

He was later taken to Dallas County Jail and charged with murder. Further details on the incident have not been released as the investigation continues.

CBSDFW.com Staff