Grand Prairie Man Dies From Gunshot Homicide Investigation Underway

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Grand Prairie – On Thursday, February 6, 2020, at around 12:30 a.m., the Grand Prairie Police Department responded to a shooting at an apartment complex in the 2600 block of S. Forum Drive. When officers arrived,
they located an adult male in the parking lot with an apparent gunshot wound. The male was transported to a local trauma center where he was later pronounced deceased.

Detectives do not believe this was a random encounter and that the victim and suspect knew each other. No arrests have been made at this time as detectives continue to work this active case.

The deceased has been identified as Derrick Johnson, 19 years of age.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $2500.00 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect. Anonymous tip line: 972-988-TIPS(8477) or online at www.GPCrimeStoppers.org