Deadly Affection

May 29, 2014

1200 block of N. Haskell Ave., Dallas

8 p.m.

  • Age: 48
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black
  • Manner of Death: Shooting
  • Location: Victim's home
  • Address: 1200 block of N. Haskell Ave.
  • City: Dallas
  • Neighborhood's Average Household Income: $86,365
Roderick Smith killed May 29, 2014

Police say Roderick Smith was gunned down in his Old East Dallas apartment by his girlfriend’s ex, Rodney Eugene Smith, 48.

The woman told police that Rodney Smith had threatened to shoot her new boyfriend. Less than an hour later, Roderick Smith was dead. He was a father of three, according to his obituary. 

The two men were not related.


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  • Rodney Eugene Smith
  • Age: 48
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black
  • Relationship to Victim: Ex-boyfriend of the victim's girlfriend
  • Status: Charged with murder