On Tuesday, July 12th, at around 1:30 a.m., the Grand Prairie Police Department responded to a shooting in the 200 block of W. Westchester where officers located a male with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, identified as Walter Umukoro, 22 years of age, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Detectives determined the victim, and an unknown suspect were engaged in a disturbance in a parking lot. The disturbance escalated resulting in the suspect shooting the victim.
Grand Prairie Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $2500.00 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect. Tipsters will remain anonymous by contacting Crime Stoppers at 972-988-TIPS(8477) or online at www.GPCrimeStoppers.org.
This case remains under investigation.