Dallas police are investigating after a man was killed outside an Oakcliff gas station Sunday night.
Officers responded to a shooting call at the Exxon Tiger Mart on Ann Arbor and 35.
Upon arrival they found the victim, 43-year-old Cordney Dawson, suffering from a gunshot wound.
He was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.
During the investigation officers believed Dawson may have been purchasing gas when three unidentified gunmen tried to steal from his truck.
When he confronted the men he was shot and the suspects fled the scene before officers could arrive.
Authorities are reviewing the surveillance footage in the area.
This investigation is ongoing.