Fort Worth police kill armed man who pointed his gun at officers, stated he was “possessed by demons”

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred this afternoon in a north Fort Worth neighborhood.

At 12:29pm, officers were alerted to a mentally distressed man with a weapon in the 10400 block of Bear Creek Trail. Reports indicated he said that he was possessed by demons and wanting to kill his parents.

When officers arrived in the area, they encountered a 29-year-old man armed with a weapon. The man raised his gun at officers, forcing at least one officer to shoot him.

Medstar paramedics were called to the scene, but the man was pronounced deceased.

No officers were injured in the incident.

Fort Worth PD and the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office are investigating this incident.