Old East Dallas Work Yard Park. Photo courtesy of Google Maps.

A 14-year-old died in a shooting Saturday in Old East Dallas.

The Dallas Police Department responded to a shooting call at 4900 Alton Ave. near the Old East Dallas Work Yard Park around 12:55 a.m. Saturday.

The 14-year-old boy, Jordan Perez, was shot in the head, and the police also found a 19-year-old man shot in the hand. Perez was a student at J.L. Long Middle School.

Both of them were taken to a hospital, and the 14-year-old died. The older one is in stable condition, according to the police department.

An investigation is ongoing.

The story was updated at 2 p.m. with the name and school of the 14-year-old boy.


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