18-year-old dies at north Fort Worth emergency center after shooting

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a shooting that took the life of an 18-year-old man.

At around 6:00PM on Sunday evening, multiple emergency responders were called to the Surepoint Emergency Center, 4551 Western Center Blvd near Beach Street, after a gunshot wound victim arrived at their clinic by personal vehicle. The victim had sustained a gunshot wound to the stomach.

According to initial information, it was reported that the man was accidentally shot by a friend. The friend reportedly brought him to the emergency center.

Life-saving efforts were administered at the emergency clinic and by paramedics at the scene, but he was pronounced deceased. He has been identified as an 18-year-old man from Fort Worth.

The department’s homicide unit is currently conducting a follow up investigation to confirm the shooting was accidental in nature.