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Person shot, killed by another driver after minor crash in Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred overnight at the intersection of S. University Drive and Interstate 30.

At 2:43am, Fort Worth police were called to the scene of a minor accident on University Drive at the entrance ramp to go westbound on Interstate 30.

Investigators say a minor accident occurred at the location and escalated to a verbal argument between the two people involved. During the argument, one of the individuals pulled out a weapon and shot the other driver.

Fort Worth firefighters and MedStar responded to the scene, but the individual was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police did not say whether the other driver is in custody.

The incident remains under investigation.

Coach shot, killed after fight breaks out at youth football game in Lancaster

The Lancaster Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred around 8:50pm Saturday evening at the Lancaster Community Park, 1749 Jefferson Street.

Police say there was a disagreement between the coaching staff of a youth football team and the officiating crew. A fight broke out involving the opposing coaching staff. One person involved in the fight discharged a gun, striking one of the coaches.

Lancaster paramedics transported the adult male to a local hospital, but he was pronounced deceased.

Officers have identified the suspect involved in this incident as Yaqub Salik Talib. There is an active warrant out for his arrest.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Lancaster Police Department Detective Deranjic at 972-218-2756.

Security guards shoot driver attempting to hit them at northwest Dallas club

The Dallas Police Department responded to a shooting at the Pandora Men’s Club around 12:55am overnight. They located a driver with a gunshot wound.

Detectives say a group of his friends were involved in a fight with staff and bouncers from the club as they were being escorted out of the establishment. Uniformed security guards took the group of patrons to their vehicles and they left.

Approximately 15 minutes later, one of the individuals kicked out of the club showed up in a vehicle and attempted to hit both of the security guards near the entrance to the business. Both security guards fired their weapons, hitting the driver. Dallas Fire Rescue transported him to a local hospital with undisclosed injuries.

The Dallas County District Attorney’s Office was notified and responded to conduct a separate investigation into the incident.

Fort Worth officers forced to shoot dog who attacked and critically injured woman

At 4:24pm this afternoon, Fort Worth police were dispatched to the Edgewood Oaks Apartments, 511 S. Edgewood Place, after a woman was attacked and severely injured by a dog.

When officers and medical personnel arrived at the scene, they attempted to make entry into a second-floor apartment unit where the injured female was seeking aid, but the dog aggressively prevented them from entering, police say.

One officer attempted to strike the dog with his baton, but it was unsuccessful. The dog then charged at the officer, forcing him to fire his weapon. The dog was hit at least one.

The dog then fled downstairs and charged aggressively towards a second officer who also fired his weapon, striking the dog at least once. Despite being shot at least twice, the dog continued charging at Fire Department personnel. The second officer discharged his firearm again and ended the immediate threat to all emergency responders.

MedStar EMS transported the woman originally attacked by the dog to a local hospital for treatment of serious, potentially life-threatening injuries. Police say she is in critical condition.

Fort Worth animal control took custody of the dog.

Fort Worth police looking for driver who fatally struck man near Texas Wesleyan

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred late Friday evening at the intersection of Vaughn Blvd and Avenue H.

At 9:50pm, Fort Worth FD and PD along with MedStar EMS responded to the scene and determined a man had been struck by a vehicle. He was pronounced deceased on site.

Detectives say the suspect driver was traveling northbound on Vaughn when the vehicle struck the man. Police say the man was lawfully crossing Vaughn Blvd at the time of the collision.

The suspect drove off after the crash. They have not been located.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim as a 74-year-old man.

Two drivers killed in wrong way crash on PGBT in Richardson

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred early Saturday morning along eastbound President George Bush Turnpike near Jupiter Road in Richardson.

At 4:30am, multiple emergency responders were called to the scene and located two vehicles with major damage.

Investigators say a driver was traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes when she collided head-on with another vehicle. Both drivers were killed in the crash.

The wrong way driver has been identified as a 23-year-old woman from Royse City. The other driver has been identified as a 41-year-old man from Wylie.

The investigation is ongoing.

UPDATE: Richland Hills police shoot, kill armed suspect on foot

The Richland Hills Police Department is investigating an officer involved shooting that transpired earlier this afternoon in the area of Blvd 26 (Grapevine Highway) and Vance Road.

At 3:11pm, Richland Hills PD officers were dispatched to a shooting at a house in the 7000 block of Hardisty Street. Eyewitnesses reported seeing a male armed with a rifle running away from the scene. No one was injured at this scene, according to police.

Richland Hills PD and neighboring departments established a perimeter in the immediate area. Officers quickly located the suspect and engaged with him in the middle of Blvd 26.

The suspect pointed his semi-automatic rifle at the officers, forcing them to fire multiple shots at the suspect. The suspect was shot at least once.

Paramedics were called to the scene, but the suspect was already deceased.

Lanes of Blvd 26 have been closed throughout the evening while investigators work the scene.

Police investigating shooting death of 9-year-old boy near Granbury

The Hood County Sheriff’s Office and Texas Rangers are investigating the shooting death of a 9-year-old boy near Granbury.

At 1:45pm on Tuesday, DeCordova Bend Estates / Acton VFD, Texas EMS, and multiple law enforcement were dispatched to a residence in the 100 block of Abbey Park Court for a gunshot wound victim.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they determined a child had been shot. CareFlite transported the boy to Cook Children’s hospital; however, he was pronounced deceased at 3:33pm.

According to a public Facebook post, the boy’s mother is a paramedic with Texas EMS. A fund has been established at First National Bank to help the family during this loss.

Investigators have not released any additional circumstances surrounding the incident. The incident remains under investigation by the Hood County Sheriff’s Office and Texas Rangers law enforcement agencies.

One person stabbed, two others cut during fight behind Southlake restaurant

The Southlake Police Department is investigating a stabbing incident that occurred earlier today in the 2000 block of W. Southlake Blvd.

At around 10:00am, Southlake police and paramedics responded to an alleyway behind a commercial shopping center at Southlake Blvd and Davis Blvd for a reported stabbing.

Detectives say two delivery truck drivers were engaged in a verbal dispute that escalated to a physical fight involving a knife. A 46-year-old man was stabbed in his abdomen. Two other men, a 26-year-old and 30-year-old, sustained lacerations and cut injuries to their arms and hand. No injuries are life-threatening.

No arrests have been made at this point. The incident remains under investigation.

Wrong-way driver kills two women and child in Seagoville crash

The Seagoville Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight along lanes of eastbound Highway 175 near Farm to Market Road 1389.

At 1:07am, Crandall PD was notified of a wrong-way driver traveling westbound in the eastbound lanes of Highway 175. Crandall officers caught up to the vehicle and attempted to gain the driver’s attention by illuminating their spotlights; however, the driver sped up. A short time later, the wrong-way driver collided head-on with a sedan.

Two women and a young child occupying the sedan were killed in the crash.

The wrong-way driver was airlifted to a Dallas hospital with serious injuries. Seagoville PD obtained a search warrant for an analysis of his blood alcohol content. Investigating officers at the scene suspected intoxication was a factor in this crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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