Standoff in Fort Worth leads to “shelter in place” at City Hall

Multiple Fort Worth FD and PD units are on the scene of a reported psychiatric incident near the intersection of W. 12th Street and Jennings Ave in downtown Fort Worth.

There is an ongoing standoff between a person and police near the given location. We will not be broadcasting details since this is an active and ongoing scene involving the department’s special response team.

Due to this standoff, a “shelter in place” has been put into effect for Fort Worth’s City Hall and the Zipper building.

There are numerous emergency responders in this area. Police are asking folks to avoid this scene until its been resolved.

Updates will be given once the incident has concluded.

UPDATE – The incident in downtown Fort Worth has been resolved. The individual has been removed from the church roof and taken away for evaluation.