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The Dallas Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Monday morning at the Lupita Cafe on Oates Road.

Police arrived at the restaurant at 2316 Oates Road around 2:19 a.m. Monday, according to the DPD Beat. They found the victim, 43-year-old Jesus Canales, lying dead in the parking lot with a gunshot wound.

Witnesses told the police the suspected shooter fled the restaurant in a dark grey or charcoal pickup truck.

Anyone who has information about this shooting should contact Detective Christopher Walton at 214-671-3632 or by email at The case number to reference is 132827-2021.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest and indictment for this crime. Call 214-373-TIPS (8477).

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