Two dead in shooting @ 5700 block of Marquita

From the Dallas Police Department's Public Information Office -

At approximately 12:09 am Officers responded to a shooting call in the 5700 block of Marquita Street.

Upon their arrival they found two individuals, a man and woman, shot and lying on the front porch deceased.

[BD Note - The DPD report indicates the shooting occurred on the front porch of 5711 Marquita, which per DCAD is owned by one of the victims.]

The two complainants were identified as: Lemma, Yayehyirad, B/M/6-19-1972 and Desta, Yenenesh B/F/2-28-1981. Next of kin has been made. Service numbers 201991-Z and 202131-Z.

This an active investigation No additional information at this time.

From the Dallas Morning News - According to police, Lemma is the owner of Desta, an Ethiopian restaurant on Greenville Avenue near Forest Lane.


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By Avi S. Adelman under Neighborhoods , Safe streets