Security Guard Killed by Car Burglar at Preston Center

On May 19, 2023 at approximately 3:25 pm Dallas Police responded to a shooting call in the 8200 block of Westchester.

The preliminary investigation determined that a man was shot at the location. The man, a security guard confronted a black male suspect breaking into a car at the scene. A fight broke out, and the suspect shot the victim.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where he died.

The suspect left the scene in a gold sedan.

The investigation is ongoing and will be documented on case number 092157-2023.


The victim has been identified as 34-year-old Adalberto Santiago. 

Police are still looking for the suspect. The suspect’s vehicle was found just before 5:00 pm on Friday in a closed business parking lot in the 2200 block of N. Cockrell Hill Road. 

Anyone with information on the suspect or the crime is asked to contact Detective Jonequia Acrond at 214-605-4691 or email

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