UPDATE: Adult male drowns at Joe Pool Lake

Grand Prairie Fire Department officials have released an update regarding the drowning we first posted this afternoon.

An adult male, identified as a 24-year-old male, has died at Medical City Arlington after being transported from a drowning incident at Joe Pool Lake.

Emergency responders were called to Lynn Creek Park just before 3:00pm today after a person swimming in the beach area went under and did not resurface.

It took around 30 minutes for dive personnel to locate the victim. He was transported with CPR in progress, but was declared deceased at the hospital.

Officials say he was not wearing a life jacket.

Shooting suspect fires at Dallas officers; officers return fire, killing him

The Dallas Police Department is investigating an officer involved shooting in the 3400 block of Great Trinity Forest Way in the south central area of Dallas.

Dallas PD officials say officers responded to a shooting call this afternoon around 2:46pm at the listed location. When they arrived, the located a gunshot wound victim. The victim was transported to the hospital, condition unknown.

At around 3:05pm, officers received information that the suspect involved in the shooting was hiding behind a dumpster near the intersection of Cranfill Drive and Great Trinity Forest Way. When they arrived to confront the suspect, he emerged from behind the dumpster and fired his weapon at officers. The officers returned fire, striking the suspects. He was transported to a hospital and pronounced deceased.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

Emergency responders searching for possible drowning victim at Joe Pool Lake

Multiple emergency responders from Grand Prairie FD/EMS and PD are on scene of a possible drowning incident at the swim beach at Lynn Creek Park.

Witnesses say they saw someone go under and did not come back up. Grand Prairie’s Rescue 7 and Dive 7 are on the water searching for the victim. Medic 10 is also on scene.

Avoid this area while emergency responders work the scene.

Update – Rescuers made a recovery and transported the victim to MCA in critical condition.

UPDATE: Two people dead in Grapevine crash

Grapevine Police spent hours last night investigating the scene of a major crash along the eastbound Highway 114 service road near Main Street.

At least two vehicles were involved in the crash with major damage. Multiple people were transported to Baylor Grapevine hospital from the crash scene.

According to Medical Examiner records, two people died at the hospital from this crash. They were both related and from Odessa, Texas.

Police have not yet released any details regarding the crash.

Police say woman found dead in Wise County house fire was murdered

Last Friday, July 5th, firefighters with Lake Bridgeport and Bridgeport FDs responded to a house fire on North Main Street in Lake Bridgeport. The fire was quickly contained; however, a body was located inside the residence.

Wise County sheriffs deputies and the Wise County Fire Marshal responded to investigate the scene. The body, which has now been identified as a 32-year-old female, was located in a bedroom inside the residence.

According to autopsy results, officials say the woman was murdered. Wise County Sheriff’s Office are pursuing a capital murder investigation at this time.

If you have any information that may help police catch the person responsible, call their office at 940-627-5971.

UPDATE: Bystander shot and killed at downtown Dallas bus stop

The Dallas Police Department has released an official update regarding the shooting in downtown Dallas.

At around 6:30pm this evening, DPD responded to shooting in the 1100 block of Elm Street. They located two shooting victims. One was deceased on the scene. The other was transported to the hospital, condition unknown.

Police say there was a confrontation between two groups of individuals which led to an exchange of gunfire. During the shootout, an innocent bystander at a bus stop was shot and killed. The second victim was a part of the disturbance.

No suspects have been identified at this time, but police are interviewing witnesses.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Passenger dies after vehicle strikes cement truck in Frisco

The Frisco Police Department is investigating a fatality crash earlier today on Dallas Parkway near Cotton Gin Road.

At around 12:54pm, a vehicle was southbound Dallas Parkway when it struck the rear of a cement truck.

Police say a passenger in the vehicle was killed at the scene. The driver, a 21-year-old, was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Southbound lanes of Dallas Parkway were closed for most of the afternoon. The cause of the crash is under investigation at this time.

Emergency responders working serious crash on Highway 287 in Wise County

Multiple emergency responders from multiple agencies are on scene of a major accident along southbound Highway 287 between Decatur and Rhome.

The crash is just north of Illinois Street / FM 407 in the New Fairview area. Wise County EMS has two (2) ambulances and Rescue 1 on scene.

Reports indicate possible entrapment.

Two helicopters are on scene. Air Evac 68 and PHI Med 10 are both at the scene.

Major delays in this area.

UPDATE: Dallas Police confirm remains found believed to be missing 18-month-old

The Dallas Police Department has confirmed reports that remains found at a Rowlett landfill are believed to be Cedric Jackson, the missing 18-month-old child.

The remains have been taken to the coroner’s office to determine cause of death.

Police have arrested Sedrick Johnson, 27-year-old male, for injury to a child causing serious bodily injury. Other charges are pending the outcome of the coroner’s report. Johnson is the boyfriend of the aunt who had temporary custody of the child.

Police questioned Johnson about the case, who admitted to placing the child in a dumpster in northeast Dallas. The dumpster was emptied at least twice, which led police to the landfill. They located the remains around 11am today.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

UPDATE: Amber Alert discontinued for Cedric Jackson

Officials have canceled the Amber Alert for Cedric Jackson from Dallas.

While there are many reports about why the alert was canceled, Dallas Police issued a statement earlier this morning stating:

“Many media outlets are reporting that a body has been found in the Child Abduction investigation involving Cedrick Jackson. However, the Dallas Police Department has not located a body relating to this investigation.”

A press conference is scheduled for later today. We will share those official details once released.

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