James Harper | KERA News

James Harper

The Dallas County Medical Examiner has ruled 31 year old James Harper died of gunshot wounds. He has also classified the police shooting of Harper a homicide – meaning the death was the result of a willful act by someone other than the victim.

Courtney Collins / KERA

City leaders and members of several South Dallas churches are calling for calm the day after an officer shot a citizen and neighbors poured into the street.

Police in riot gear converged on a neighborhood south of Fair Park after an officer shot and killed a man during a foot chase Tuesday evening.