Fort Worth police investigating how teen died along busy stretch of road

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating the death of a teenager found in the 4700 block of E. Lancaster Ave. at Edgewood Terrace.

It was dispatched as a possible person struck by a vehicle, but an officer on scene said a person with a gunshot wound was located at the given location.

MedStar EMS responded and pronounced the victim deceased on the scene. He has been identified as a 19-year-old man.

Whether the teenager was hit by a vehicle or shot by someone else, the individual responsible is unknown at this time.

Both homicide and traffic investigators are working through the evidence.

The final cause and manner of death will be determined by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office.