DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — It was just before midnight on July 18 when Dallas police received a report about a shooting in the 1200 block of East 9th Street.

Once there officers found an unidentified man on the ground of a front yard. The victim had been shot several times and was taken to a nearby hospital, but died from his injuries.

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Investigators looking into the case soon named Johnny Hernandez as the suspected shooter. The 25-year-old was taken into custody, but declined to speak with detectives.

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Hernandez was taken to the Dallas County Jail, and has been charged with murder. His bond has not been set.

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The name of the victim will be released once the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office confirms his identity, and the next of kin has been notified.

CBSDFW.com Staff