Officer Involved Shooting (Ft Worth)
On April 17, 2016 at approximately 3:45 am, East division patrol officers were dispatched to a robbery call at 6101 East Rosedale Street, the Quick Way Food Store. Upon officer’s arrival, they observed a single suspect armed with what appeared to be a rifle inside the location.
During this time, officers were in contact with an employee who was also inside the location. The employee was hiding inside a cooler. Officers set a perimeter and directed the suspect several times over their public address systems to surrender in both English and Spanish.
The suspect raised his weapon several times towards officers. One officer fired a single shot at the suspect, striking him. The suspect was taken into custody and transported to a local hospital for treatment of his wounds.
Officers were able to locate the employee inside the cooler unharmed.
The condition of the suspect is unknown at this time.