SMU student from El Paso murdered in Dallas

El Paso News

Courtesy: Twitter

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — A 19-year-old Southern Methodist University student from El Paso was murdered in Downtown Dallas early Saturday morning, according to NBCDFW.

Robert ‘Jaden’ Urrea, 19, was found with a gunshot wound in the middle of the intersection of South Harwood and Jackson streets around 3 a.m. Saturday morning. Dallas Police say they have surveillance footage showing Urrea walking up to a white four-door vehicle and shortly after, stumbling into the intersection where he collapsed.

Urrea was a 2019 graduate of Coronado High School and an up-and-coming guitarist in El Paso. He played with the local band Cherry Trap.

His murder is Dallas’ 198th homicide of the year. Police are still searching for a suspect in the case.

Anyone with information about Saturday’s shooting may call Detective Patty Belew at (214) 422-9275 or email patty.belew@dallascityhall.com. Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment. Tips may be made by calling (214) 373-8477.

Latest Headlines

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

KTSM Video Center

33 migrants discovered inside semi-truck in Van Horn

Alvarado court-martial continues

No virtual learning in SISD back-to-school plan

Oscar De La Hoya is El Paso bound for boxing event 23 years after fight at Sun Bowl Stadium

Juarez police officers killed in spate of unrelated attacks Monday night

Canutillo ISD police chief retires

More El Paso News
Advertise with KTSM 9 Link