Man found shot dead along Tarrant County roadway

The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting death of a man found dead along a rural roadway near Rendon.

At around 8:00am yesterday morning (Saturday), the Rendon Fire / EMS Department and multiple Tarrant County sheriffs deputies were called to the 6100 block of Teague Road for a “man down.” When emergency responders arrived, they located a deceased man laying on a grassy embankment along the roadway.

Teague Road was shut off for all traffic between Davis Road and FM 1187 for several hours while crime scene conducted their investigation.

The victim has been identified by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office as a 38-year-old man from Roanoke. His death has been listed as a homicide.

Update: Here is the full statement from Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office.

“On 01/09/2021 at 8:10 AM, Tarrant County Deputies were dispatched to the 5700 block of Teague Rd. A 38-year-old male was found deceased near the roadway by a passing motorist. Tarrant County Investigators are collecting evidence and interviewing witnesses. This is a homicide and is believed to be an isolated incident, posing no immediate danger to the public. The investigation is on-going and additional information will be released as it becomes available.”