Dallas Police Arrest Man for Christmas Murder

DALLAS, TX – Dallas Police have released the name of the victim killed on Christmas Day. The name of the victim in this homicide has been identified as 38-year-old Latin male Brigido Cisneros. The name of the arrestee has been identified as 21-year-old Black male Junior Shushay Mekonnen Gebremariam.

On Friday, December 25, 2020, at approximately 3:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to a shooting call at 5910 Singleton Blvd. Upon arrival, they located the complainant, a 38-year-old Hispanic male lying outside the front entrance deceased from multiple gunshot wounds.

Surveillance video captures a verbal exchange between the complainant and the suspect. The suspect is an employee of the business and had a handgun, he shot the complainant multiple times. The suspect remained at the scene and was arrested for murder.

Dallas Police are asking anyone with any additional information regarding this incident to contact Detective Patty Belew #7615 with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at 214-671-3603 or via email: patty.belew@dallascityhall.com.  Please refer to case #229546-2020.