DFW Scanner Nightly Recap: January 1, 2019

The New Year certainly started off with a bang here in the DFW Metroplex. We covered multiple incidents today, from homicides to fatal car crashes. Here’s a rundown of the day’s news if you are just now catching up.

Fort Worth PD responded to two fatal shootings in the last 24 hours, one just before midnight in the 3200 block of S. Jones Street and another one overnight in the 3300 block of S. Cherry Lane. Both incidents were unrelated, and each resulted in the death of one person. Read the original report here.

Fort Worth FD, PD, and MedStar EMS responded to a major accident after 2:00am in the eastbound lanes of I20 near Wichita Street. The roadway was closed. One vehicle overturned and a deceased person was located in the roadway. Read the original report here.

Dallas PD responded to a shooting in the 8500 block of Stemmons Freeway early Tuesday morning and found a person deceased of multiple gunshot wounds inside of a vehicle. Two security officers admitted to firing their weapons into the vehicle after the person attempted to leave the scene of an assault. Read the original report here.

Arlington FD, PD, and EMS all responded to a major accident just before 7:00am on the northbound 287 to westbound I20 ramp. One person was deceased on the scene and heavily trapped inside the vehicle. Read the original report here.

Dallas Fire-Rescue units responded to an apartment fire around 10:30am this morning in the 9800 block of Harwell Drive. A 2 alarm response was requested to the scene. Read the original report here.

Frisco FD/EMS and PD responded to an ATV crash early this morning in the 5900 block of Wallis Drive. Upon arrival, units found one person deceased as a result of the accident and two people injured. Read the original report here.

Fort Worth FD responded to an apartment fire this evening in the 2500 block of Ridgmar. Fire was showing from the roof. A 2 alarm response was requested to the scene. Read the original report here.

Plano FD responded to a house fire this evening in the 1700 block of 14th Place. Heavy smoke was showing from the one story house upon arrival. Read the original report here.

Aubrey FD/EMS and multiple law enforcement responded to a major accident with entrapment this evening at FM 424 and Fishtrap Road. Extrication was required. One person died at the scene. Read the original report here.

Carrollton FD with help from Addison FD responded to a house fire this evening in the 2500 block of Leicester Drive. An attached garage was fully involved upon arrival. Read the original report here.

This is your Nightly Recap for January 1, 2019. We may have a busy week in store with the chance for wintry weather and possible travel impacts. Thanks for following DFW Scanner, we’ll keep you updated throughout the week!