Former Massachusetts Pirates Player Found Dead In Dallas Apartment

By Tiffany Williams –

25-year-old Du’Vonta Lampkin, a former player with the Massachusetts Pirates, was found dead in Dallas Thursday night. 

Dallas Police have confirmed that officers responded to 500 S. Ervay St. at approximately 10:10 p.m Thursday night. Upon arrival they located Lampkin lying on his back with a single gunshot wound. He was pronounced deceased on scene by Dallas Fire and Rescue.

On May 5, 2022, at approximately 10:10 p.m., Dallas Police responded to a request by fire at 500 S. Ervay St. Upon arrival, officers discovered Du’Vonte Lampkin, a 25-year-old male, lying on his back with a single gunshot wound. Dallas Fire and Rescue responded and the victim died at the scene.

The Dallas Police Department is asking for anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact Homicide Detective Josue Rodriguez, #10284, at 214-671-3994 or by email at Please reference case #079583-2022.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information called into Crime Stoppers that leads to the arrest and indictment for this felony offense and other felony offenses. Call Crime Stoppers at 214-373-TIPS (8477), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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