A 33-year-old man was tied up and fatally shot early Tuesday in what Dallas police are calling a possible home invasion in southeast Dallas.
A witness told police that three men at about 5 a.m. entered the residence in the 9500 block of Paramount Avenue and shot the man, Dallas police Lt. Vernon Hale said in a statement.
Police would not release the victim's name until his family was notified. He was described only as a Hispanic man. The neighborhood is southeast of the intersection of North Prairie Creek Road and Lake June Road.
In an updated statement, Hale said the witness also was tied up by the three men who wore dark clothes and ski masks.
"The suspects fled in an unknown direction," Hale said.
Homicide detectives were checking to see if the same suspects might have been involved in a similar break-in a couple days ago, also in southeast Dallas.
Two men, also dressed in black, broke into a home and then stole a vehicle, said Sgt. Bruce McDonald, homicide investigator.