This time, a 21-year-old man, Stephen Egana, is dead after police say an unknown gunman murdered him.

They do have a person of interest in the case, police say, one Derrick Hicks.

Person of interest Derrick Hicks

“He may have been present during the shooting,” is all police have revealed about him at this point, along with his photo.

It was about 4 a.m. Sunday when police received a call to the Regency Hotel at 11350 I-635/LBJ Freeway, the same place they engaged in a shootout last week following a high-speed car chase from Lewisville; that day, police managed to take down an armed robbery suspect by shooting him in the leg, moderately injuring him.

If you know Hicks’ whereabouts or anything else about the crime, police ask that you call case detective Steven David at 214.283.4834 or via email at

Even anonymous callers who provide information that leads to the solving of the case can earn a reward of up to $5,000 — call Crime Stoppers at 214. 373.TIPS (8477), 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to remain anonymous.