2 charged with capital murder in the death of Andre Emmett

2 charged with capital murder in the death of Andre Emmett
32-year-old Keith Johnson was arrested on Saturday, charged with capital murder. (Source: Dallas County Jail)

DALLAS, Texas (KCBD) - The Dallas Police Department has issued capital murder warrants for the arrest of 29-year-old Michael Lucky and 32-year-old Keith Johnson. Johnson was already in custody and Lucky turned himself into the Dallas Police Department at the Jack Evans Headquarters.

According to Dallas Police, around 2:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, 37-year-old Andre Emmett, was approached by two suspects as he sat in his vehicle in front of his home in the 1800 block of N. Prairie Ave.

32-year-old Keith Johnson (L) and 29-year-old Michael Lucky (R)
32-year-old Keith Johnson (L) and 29-year-old Michael Lucky (R) (Source: Dallas Police Department)

The suspects pulled out a gun and an “altercation” began, according to police. Emmett was shot as he ran from them.

Emmett was found by a passerby who called 911. He was found several hundred feet from his home. Emmett was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

29-year-old Michael Lucky is being held on $500,000 bond, charged with capital murder in the death of Andre Emmett.
29-year-old Michael Lucky is being held on $500,000 bond, charged with capital murder in the death of Andre Emmett. (Source: Dallas County Jail)

Witnesses reported seeing two suspects, one described as a tall, thin Black male wearing a red hat. The suspects entered a white Chrysler 300 and fled onto N. Fitzhugh Avenue towards Ross Avenue.

Police were able to issue the warrants for both men on Saturday, Oct. 19. Johnson was already in jail on unrelated charges. Both men have now been charged with capital murder with their bond has been set at $500,000 each.

Read more from Dallas PD on the arrest and search here.

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