Dallas police arrested a 28-year-old man who is accused of killing a person Monday night in East Dallas, authorities said.

Officers responded at 8:30 p.m. to a shooting at 4931 Terry St. They found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside the residence. The victim, whom police have not named, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A police report identifies the deceased as 52-year-old James Martin.

Olantunde Adepegda, 28, was arrested in connection with the killing. He was booked into the Dallas County jail on a murder charge. His bond has not yet been set.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detective Derick Chaney at 214-283-4804 or by email at derick.chaney@dallascityhall.com. Reference case No. 035380-2021.


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