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Man shot by Dallas homeowner was harassing neighborhood, making threats

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred late Saturday night in a neighborhood near Pleasant Grove.

At 11:03pm, Dallas police responded to a shooting at a house in the 2600 block of Quinto Drive.

Officials say a man was “harassing the neighborhood” and attempted to break into several cars. The man encountered a homeowner and threatened to kill him while pretending to have a weapon. He charged at the homeowner, twice, and was shot by the homeowner.

The man was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

This case has been sent to a Grand Jury for a referral. Charges, if any, have not been addressed.

The investigation is ongoing.

Woman fatally struck by vehicle on I-20 in Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred just before 1:00am this morning along westbound I-20.

At around 12:51am, multiple emergency responders from Fort Worth FD and PD along with MedStar EMS were called to the westbound lanes of I-20 near Campus Drive for a person struck by a vehicle.

A female was pronounced deceased at the scene by MedStar paramedics.

Traffic investigators say she was attempting to jump out of a moving vehicle as the vehicle traveled westbound on the highway. The driver pulled to the side of the road, but the woman got out and ran into traffic where she was struck.

Multiple vehicles were involved. Officials say one of the vehicles fled the scene.

No other details have been released.

UPDATE: No major injuries after fiery 18-wheeler rollover in Lewisville

The Lewisville Police Department has closed all northbound lanes of Interstate 35E near Round Grove Road while emergency responders work to clean up an earlier crash involving an 18-wheeler.

Around 7:30pm this evening, Lewisville Fire Department and Police Department responded to the crash in the northbound lanes of the highway.

Officials say an 18-wheeler and a vehicle were both traveling northbound on the highway when a collision occurred. Impact from the collision caused the semi to hit the left median and TxDOT sign between the main lanes and the express lanes. The cab of the truck and the trailer separated from one another, causing the trailer to overturn. The cab ended up in the express lanes. Part of the wreckage caught fire at the base of the TxDOT sign.

The people in the passenger vehicle were not injured. The driver of the 18-wheeler was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

It is anticipated that northbound I35E will be closed for much of this evening while TxDOT crews inspect the sign and clean up crews clear the highway.

Young man dies in crash near Hudson Oaks

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred Friday afternoon in the 600 block of N. Oakridge Drive near Hudson Oaks.

At around 2:45pm, Weatherford FD and Lifecare EMS responded to the single-vehicle crash on North Oakridge Drive just north of Red Eagle Trail.

A preliminary investigation of the scene indicates a pickup truck was traveling south on Oakridge Drive when the driver crashed off the roadway and into a ditch.

The driver, a 25-year-old man from Aledo, was pronounced deceased at the scene by LifeCare paramedics.

The crash remains under investigation.

Wrong-way driver turned around on highway just before crash, DPS says

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a serious crash that occurred late Wednesday night along the President George Bush Turnpike in Garland.

At 11:34pm, Garland FD/EMS and DPS Troopers responded to the eastbound lanes of the President George Bush Turnpike near Firewheel Parkway for a major accident.

Officials say the driver of a passenger vehicle was traveling eastbound on the turnpike when they turned around and began traveling the wrong direction on the highway. As the driver traveled westbound in the eastbound lanes, they collided head-on with another passenger vehicle.

The wrong way driver and a passenger in the vehicle were transported to Medical City Plano with serious injuries. The driver of the other vehicle, identified as a 61-year-old man, was also transported to Medical City Plano with serious injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.

Dallas police shoot armed man after drug deal and chase near Lake Highlands

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a shooting involving one of their officers.

On Wednesday evening, Dallas police officers observed a drug deal at a gas station in the 13000 block of Jupiter Road. They attempted to make a traffic stop on the suspect vehicle when he took off, leading them on a pursuit. He was eventually able to evade officers.

A few hours later, around 11:30pm, officers located the suspect vehicle back at the same gas station. They went inside to arrest the suspect when a fight broke out. During the fight, the suspect pulled out a gun from his waistband and was subsequently shot by one of the officers.

Dallas Fire Rescue transported the suspect to a local hospital where he is in critical condition.

The Dallas County District Attorney’s Office and Office of Police Oversight were notified and responded.

The incident remains under investigation.

Four people injured, one fatally, in shootout at northwest Dallas house

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred overnight Sunday at a home on the northwest side of town.

At 3:01am, Dallas police officers were dispatched to a residence in the 3600 block of Cortez Drive for a reported shooting. When officers arrived, they located four victims suffering from gunshot wounds.

A 21-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the scene. Two other victims, a 17-year-old and 18-year-old, were transported to a local hospital and later released. The fourth victim, a 58-year-old man, was transported by Dallas paramedics in critical condition.

Officials say the incident began as a fight. The situation escalated into the alleyway behind the residence when the 58-year-old man pulled out a weapon and shot the three individuals. One of the injured victims then pulled out a gun and shot the shooter. It is unknown why they were fighting.

The 58-year-old has been charged with Murder and Aggravated Assault. He is currently listed in critical condition at a local hospital. The investigation is continuing, and additional charges may be filed as a result of the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information, in this case, is asked to contact Detective Tonya McDaniel, #8890, at 214-671-4236 or email:  Please refer to case number 133212-2022.

19-year-old killed, three others hurt in shooting at Fort Worth lounge

At around 4:30am on Sunday morning, Fort Worth police officers were dispatched to the OU Lounge, 2350 S. Riverside Drive, for a reported shooting.

When officers arrived, they located an adult man and adult woman with gunshot wounds. MedStar paramedics transported both victims to JPS, but the adult man was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The woman is expected to survive.

Detectives learned of two other individuals who were shot during this incident after both arrived at local hospitals via private vehicle. Their injuries are not life-threatening.

The deceased has been identified as a 19-year-old man.

Homicide detectives are actively investigating this case. No additional information has been released.

NEW: Dallas officer shoots woman who fired shots inside Love Field airport

The Dallas Police Department has provided an update regarding the shooting this morning at Dallas Love Field airport.

At around 10:59am, a 37-year-old woman was dropped off at the airport and walked inside to a nearby Southwest Airlines ticketing counter. She then walked into a restroom and came out wearing different clothes, according to Dallas PD Chief Garcia.

After she walked out of the restroom, she pulled out a gun and started firing shots. Witnesses say she was pointing the weapon in the air.

A Dallas PD officer was close by and witnessed the woman shooting the gun. He fired at least one round at the armed woman and struck her in the lower extremities.

Dallas Fire-Rescue transported her to Parkland Hospital in unknown condition.

No one else was shot.

Additional details will be published when released by officials.

One killed, one seriously hurt in Collin County house fire

The Collin County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a fatality fire that occurred early this morning at a home in the Blue Ridge area.

At 6:45am, firefighters from Blue Ridge FD and Westminster FD responded to a house fire in the 13000 block of Lackey Drive in Blue Ridge. When emergency crews arrived, they found the home fully engulfed with flames.

A 55-year-old woman was found outside of the residence with serious injuries. Paramedics transported her to Medical Center of McKinney where she remains in serious, but non-life-threatening condition.

After firefighters extinguished the blaze, they located the body of an individual inside the home. The Collin County Medical Examiner’s Office will determine cause of death and identity.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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