Shots ring out during large fight in Fort Worth neighborhood; juvenile female killed
The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a shooting secondary to a large fight at a roadway intersection in the Wedgewood neighborhood of southwest Fort Worth.
At around 7:45pm this evening, multiple Fort Worth PD officers were called to the intersection of 4300 Welch Avenue at Trail Lake Drive after 9-1-1 calls came in of a large fight. Reports indicate a group of 30-40 juveniles and adults were actively fighting.
During the fight, shots were fired, possibly by multiple people.
A juvenile female was struck and transported to a local hospital by private vehicle. She was pronounced deceased shortly after arriving at the facility.
The department’s Homicide Unit is currently investigating the scene. A large presence of officers remains at the intersection for the investigation process.
As more details are released, we will update this story.
Update – The victim has been identified as a 14-year-old juvenile female from Crowley.