The Dallas Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred at Crawford Park in the Pleasant Grove area of southeast Dallas.
Multiple Dallas police officers were called to the scene on Thursday morning just before 11AM regarding a deceased person found near the east tree line in the park. The victim was located and pronounced deceased at the scene.
The victim has been identified as a 16-year-old male. He died from homicidal violence, according to police. A report indicates he was stabbed to death.
The Euless Police Department is investigating a major accident with fatality that occurred last night, Friday evening, in the eastbound lanes of Airport Freeway near Industrial Blvd.
Police say a disabled vehicle was struck by another vehicle. Multiple ambulances were called to the scene. Euless FD/EMS and Bedford PD also responded.
According to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office, a 4-year-old boy was transported to Baylor Grapevine from this crash scene, but was pronounced deceased at the hospital. At least one other child was also transported to the hospital.
Eastbound lanes of Highway 183 were blocked last night due to this crash.
The Euless Police Department is investigating the cause of the crash.
The Richardson Police Department responded to a shooting at the Beverly Apartments, 900 France Way, at 12:30AM this morning.
When officers arrived, they located a 22-year-old male shot. He was transported to the hospital and pronounced deceased.
According to investigators, the man was there with his sister picking up her child from the father. At some point during the engagement, an altercation involving multiple relatives ensued, and the man was shot.
The Denton Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred during the overnight hours in the 200 block of Inman Street.
According to officials, Denton police were dispatched to a disturbance at the given location just before 3AM. 9-1-1 callers reported a male armed with a frying pan banging on doors and knocking down lights.
Officers arrived on the scene and immediately began searching for the individual. During the search, the suspect emerged from an apartment unit armed with a cleaver (large knife) and the frying pan. He advanced upon officers, leading one of them to discharge a taser. The taser did not subdue the suspect as he continued to advance towards the officers. According to one law enforcement official, the suspect was “quoting scripture” as he advanced on the officers. The suspect did not comply with commands to drop the weapons, ultimately leading to the officer to shoot him.
Police called for EMS and began providing medical attention to the suspect. It was during this time that an officer was found to have been stabbed by the suspect. It is unclear exactly when the officer was stabbed.
The suspect was transported to the hospital and pronounced deceased. The officer was transported to the hospital in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries.
The incident remains under investigation at this time.
Lake Cities FD/EMS and multiple police are working a major accident involving at least two vehicles on southbound I35E at the Lake Lewisville bridge.
Firefighters have extricated at least one trapped person from one of the vehicles. A photo of the scene shows at least two vehicles with major damage.
TxDOT has been notified due to “major damage” across all lanes of the highway. All traffic is forced to exit off the southbound side of the highway and onto the service road. The crash occurred near the entrance to the Express lanes.
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