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2 dead after shooting at apartment complex, children found alive and believed to have been there for days

The adults are believed to have died on Sunday. Officers found them in the apartment on Wednesday.

DALLAS — Two people have been found dead inside of an apartment in Dallas, police said. Two children were also found alive in the apartment, but officials said it is believed they were in the apartment for days.

Dallas Police said officers responded to the 6000 block of Ridgecrest Road just before noon on Wednesday.

When officers arrived, they found a man and woman with gunshot wounds. 

Two children were also found in the apartment, alive. The children, 3 years old and 8 months old, were believed to have been inside the apartment for a few days. The children are unharmed.

Credit: Stewart family
Photo of Jimena Nunez and David Stewart

Family identified the adults as David Stewart, 27, and Jimena Nunez, 24. Police confirmed the identities Thursday. 

A neighbor told WFAA that she had called police after hearing gunshots at the apartment on Sunday night. Police responded to the apartment and knocked on the door, but left after no one answered. 

They returned Wednesday morning for a welfare check. 

Detectives said they believe a suspect or suspects may have gone into the couple's apartment, shot the victims and took their car, as their car was missing.

They're trying to locate the vehicle -- a black 2014 Nissan Sentra with Texas license plate HNT9708.   

Below is an example of what the vehicle looks like: 

Credit: Dallas Police Department

Anyone with information concerning this homicide, or the location of the vehicle is asked to call Detective Yahir Perez at 214-671-4735 or email at yahir.perez@dallascityhall.com. Reference case number 116917-2022. 

Crime Stoppers will also pay up to $5,000 for information that leads to the arrest and indictment for this crime. If you have information and would like to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 214-373-8477, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. 

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