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Man fatally shot in north Oak Cliff, Dallas police say



DALLAS, TX – Dallas police arrested a 23-year-old man Wednesday in connection with a fatal shooting that happened this week in north Oak Cliff.

Matthew Cantu was booked into the Dallas County jail on a charge of murder, police said. His bail had not been set, and it was unclear whether he had an attorney.

Officers were called about 10 p.m. Monday to the 300 block of North Lancaster Avenue, near East Eighth Street, where they found 45-year-old Joseph Morris wounded. He died at the hospital.

Police have not released any more information.

Anyone with information about the case may contact Detective Frank Serra at 214-671-4320 or [email protected] and refer to case No. 067877-2021.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest and indictment in the case. Anonymous tips may be submitted at 214-373-8477.