Update: Updated at 10:28 am on Saturday, January 21st to reflect the identity of the victim.
Dallas police said Wednesday that a fatally wounded man was found Monday morning in Oak Cliff’s central creek.
On Saturday, the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as 16-year-old Venus Rodriguez.
Around 10:15 a.m. Monday, officers were called to the 1700 block of Brookhaven Drive, near South Zang Boulevard and West Illinois Avenue, after receiving reports that the body was in the creek.
Police said the victim had multiple gunshot wounds.
No further information about the shooting or potential suspects was immediately forthcoming.
Anyone with information may contact Detective Jeffrey Loeb at 214-671-3702 or email [email protected] and refer to Case #009253-2023.