Owner gunned down in robbery at east Fort Worth food mart

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Thursday night at a food mart on the east side of town.

At around 7:30pm on Thursday night, a patron walked into the A-C Food Mart, located at 3601 E. Rosedale Street, and found a person laying on the ground inside the store. The patron immediately called 9-1-1.

Paramedics pronounced the individual deceased on the scene. The identity has not yet been released, but police say the victim was the owner of the store.

Detectives believe this was a robbery that turned into a homicide. At this time, the suspect is still on the loose. Fort Worth PD is asking for the public’s help in solving this murder.