Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions). Follow The Beat On Twitter: A suspect, 18 year old Lexington Malik Wright, is wanted for capital murder in connection with a shooting in Oak Cliff, in which 3 people were recently shot and 1 died. The victims (who are all teenagers) were […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: 1 male was killed in a shooting in Oak Cliff early this morning. The victim’s name has not been released and police have not confirmed any suspects. The body was found by a DART employee. This is a developing story. RELATED: Carrollton Man Kills Girlfriend Over Disagreement [VIDEO] RELATED: 6 Year Old […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: 27-year-old Joshua Caleb Potter has a long road ahead of him, one that could potentially consist of life in prison. He was recently arrested for shooting and killing his girlfriend in Carrollton, TX over a disagreement. After he committed the murder, he called police and told them what happened. Police […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: Former Dallas police officer, Amy Wilburn, will get no jail time for shooting an unarmed man back in 2013–even though she pleaded guilty. Amy got 18 months probation by accepting a lesser misdemeanor charge back in May. CBS11 News recently reported on 11/14 that the City of Dallas has paid […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: A 6-year-old girl was recently accidentally shot by a security guard in Houston, TX. The guard, who was doing security for a T-Mobile, was actually shooting at a suspect thought to be stealing but missed. The little girl is doing OK but has a long road to recovery. The guard […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: 2 people were shot during a robbery in Ft. Worth over the weekend. 4 people have been arrested in connection to the shooting in which police believe was the result of a bad drug deal transaction. The two victims were taken to a local hospital and it was reported that […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: A man was shot this weekend at Fuel City, a popular taco joint in Dallas, TX. The victim’s name has not been released yet, but it has been reported that he’s in serious condition. Witnesses say the shooting was a result of an escalated argument. No details yet on the […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: 16 year old Dallas teen, Jakiyah Wrightsil, was fatally shot in the head and killed Sunday at a party at the Veridian Place apartments. The shooter, 19 year old William Hester, admitted to doing so and has since been arrested and charged with manslaughter. He insists that the shooting was an accident […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: A fight between two parents broke out at a junior varsity football game at Hebron High School last night (September 27, 2018) and one parent decided to fire his weapon, injuring the other. The 47-year-old shooter was taken into police custody and the 35-year-old victim was taken to the hospital […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: 3 men were shot at a Denny’s restaurant this morning (September 26, 2018) in East Dallas after an argument broke out between two groups. Police are still looking for the suspect. All victims have non life threatening injuries and no other people at the restaurant were injured.  The suspect did […]