Five people shot in two separate shootings in east Fort Worth
The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating two unrelated shootings that occurred earlier this morning on the east side of town.
At around 3:40am, Fort Worth police were dispatched to a shooting in the 4200 block of Miller Avenue. Reports came in of a crowd of vehicles that had gathered and started firing shots. Officers did not locate any victims at the scene; however, at 4:14am, officers were notified that three gunshot wound victims arrived at a local hospital related to this incident. All victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries. No one is in custody at this time.
At around 4:23am, Fort Worth police were called to a shooting in the 5600 block of Meadowbrook Drive. A large crowd was fighting near a local bar and shots were fired. Two people were hit. Both were transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. No one is in custody at this time.
While both of these shootings occurred around the same time and in the general area, police have confirmed they are unrelated.