21-Year-Old Found Shot To Death In Vehicle In Dallas Neighborhood

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in Dallas are investigating the death of a 21-year-old man after he was found shot in a vehicle Tuesday afternoon.

Police said they responded to a welfare check in the 10400 block of Checota Drive at around 4:40 p.m. in the Pleasant Grove area.

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The victim, identified as Mateo Jovani Hernandez, was found unresponsive in the driver’s seat of a vehicle with a gunshot wound in his chest. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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His death is being investigated as a murder, and police do not have any suspects at this time.

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Anyone who may have information is asked to call police at 214.671.3623. Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest and indictment, and they can be reached at 214.373.8477.

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth