Jesus Anthony Rodriguez

The Dallas Police Department is looking for the man who shot to death a 16-year-old boy outside a South Winnetka Heights home early Friday.

Police suspect Jesus Anthony Rodriguez, 26, in the shooting, which happened in the 500 block of South Willomet around 12:30 a.m. Friday.

The victim, Jesus Ricardo Hernandez, identified Rodriguez as his killer before his death at Methodist hospital. Hernandez and other witnesses told police that Hernandez had seen Rodriguez assaulting his mother inside her home. The son and others pulled Rodriguez off of her;  Rodriguez pulled a gun and fired a shot into the air. Hernandez ran, but Rodriguez pursued and shot the boy, witnesses told police.

Anyone who knows the suspect’s whereabouts should contact the police’s homicide unit at 214.671.3661, or give an anonymous tip via Crime Stoppers, 214.373.8477.