An artist was critically shot in Dallas last week while jogging on the Santa Fe Trail.
The incident occurred on July 15 around 6:30 p.m. in the 4900 block of Santa Fe Avenue. Officers responded to a shooting call to find 38 year old Antonio “Tony” Lechuga suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
He was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. He is currently recovering in the hospital after undergoing 2 surgeries.
Officers are investigating to find a possible motive that led up to the shooting. No suspect(s) have been arrested at this time.
Lechuga is known for his art exhibition ‘Fences’ and he also has work on display at Love Texas Art in Fort Worth’s Sundance Square.