Monthly Archives: October 2022

Man killed in shootout with Dallas police near Fair Park

The Dallas Police Department is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred Sunday evening in the 3400 block of Metropolitan Avenue.

At 6:15pm, Dallas police responded to a call for a person with a gun at the given location. As officers arrived and started walking towards the man, he pulled out a weapon and charged at officers, firing his gun at least once.

Responding officers fired back and struck the suspect at least once.

Paramedics transported the man to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased. He has been identified as a 61-year-old man.

Another victim was injured in the gunfire and taken to a local hospital in stable condition.

The Dallas County District Attorney’s Office responded and will conduct their own investigation. 

Woman struck, killed by vehicles while walking on 635 in Dallas

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight in northwest Dallas.

At 2:32am, Dallas Police and Fire Rescue responded to the eastbound lanes of 635 (LBJ) near Webb Chapel after a woman was struck by at least two vehicles.

Authorities say a woman was walking in the fast lane of traffic when she was struck by at least two vehicles. She was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.

The drivers of both vehicles did not stop at the scene to render aid. Police are working to identify them.

The crash remains under investigation.

Two dead in murder-suicide at Lewisville apartment

The Lewisville Police Department is investigating an alleged murder-suicide that occurred Thursday morning.

At around 5:30am, Lewisville police responded to a domestic argument at the Tides at Lewisville apartment complex. Dispatchers received a 9-1-1 call from a woman who could be heard arguing with a man in the background. During the 9-1-1 call, multiple gunshots were heard.

Police responded to the apartment and found both the woman and man had sustained gunshot wounds. They were transported to Medical City Lewisville, but pronounced deceased a short time later.

Detectives believe the two were married. They say the man shot the woman and then turned the gun on himself.

The incident remains under investigation.

Young man killed in Saginaw shooting

The Saginaw Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred late Wednesday evening.

At 11:50pm, Saginaw police were called to a shooting at a home in the 600 block of Oak Hollow Trail. When officers arrived, they located a 20-year-old man with a gunshot wound inside the home.

Despite life-saving efforts, paramedics pronounced the victim deceased on the scene. He was a resident of the home.

Police arrested a suspect at the scene who also lived at the home. The victim and suspect are related, but it is unclear how. The suspect has been charged with Murder.

The incident remains under investigation.

18-year-old killed, minor injured in Kennedale shooting

The Kennedale Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Wednesday afternoon at a car wash near Treepoint Drive and Little School Road.

At 2:50pm, Kennedale police responded to the scene and located two young males with gunshot wounds. Paramedics transported both victims to Medical City Arlington where one of them died. He has been identified as an 18-year-old man from Arlington. The other victim, a minor, is in stable condition.

Police are looking for a group of two to three male suspects who were seen fleeing the area shortly after the shooting. they were in a dark colored four-door sedan.

Investigators are still working to determine the motive and circumstances surrounding the incident.

Kennedale High School was placed on lockdown during the initial response to the shooting.

Driver shot, killed on 635 in Garland

The Garland Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Sunday evening in the southbound lanes of LBJ Freeway (635) between Centerville Road and LaPrada Drive.

At around 6:20pm Sunday evening, Garland PD and Fire/EMS responded to a crash at the given location. When emergency responders arrived, they located a driver who had been shot.

Paramedics transported him to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The circumstances surrounding this incident are still under investigation.

Lanes of the highway were closed while Garland police investigated the scene.

Fire damages Boston Market in North Richland Hills

At around 7:45am this morning, North Richland Hills firefighters responded to the Boston Market restaurant at 6000 Rufe Snow Drive for a reported structure fire. Someone at a neighboring business spotted the fire and called 9-1-1.

When firefighters arrived, they observed fire showing from the roof of the restaurant.

Firefighters contained the fire but the restaurant sustained smoke and fire damage.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Church, house, and Chicken Express destroyed in fire near downtown McKinney

Just after midnight, McKinney firefighters responded to a fire at the New Outreach Church of God in Christ, located at 506 Wilcox Street, and observed heavy flames showing from the building. An adjacent residence also caught fire.

As firefighters were working to contain the fire at the church, they received word of another fire at the Chicken Express restaurant one street over. The fire engulfed most of the restaurant.

McKinney FD requested multiple alarms to the fire(s). They received assistance from several neighboring departments, including Anna, Melissa, Plano, Fairview, Princeton, Frisco, Lowry Crossing, Weston, and Allen.

Fire investigators are on the scene to determine where and how the fire started – and whether the two fire scenes are connected. ATF has been called in to assist with the investigation. Winds were gusting at the time of the fire, which could have helped it spread to the multiple buildings.

No injuries have been reported.

DFW Scanner celebrates 12 years

We are excited to celebrate our 12th birthday today!

DFW Scanner was founded by John Burgdorf on October 24, 2010 to better inform his friends and family through the newfound platforms of social media. 12 years later, DFW Scanner has amassed an audience of over 1,000,000 followers on social media. Millions of people across North Texas and beyond visit and interact with DFW Scanner on a monthly basis, making it one of the largest digital news sites in the region.

“It’s been a fun 12 years, and we are looking forward to many more,” said John Burgdorf, owner of DFW Scanner. “I want to thank our team of admins over the years who have helped us grow to where we are today and our engaged audience for being so willing to share our content.”

DFW Scanner has become the go-to for any news related to crime and emergency in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex.

In 2019, John and his brother Luke formed DFW Scanner Donates, a 501c1 organization dedicated to serving first responders in North Texas. DFW Scanner has always been a strong supporter of our first responders and their families.

“We believe community is best when everyone is informed about what’s happening around them. That’s our goal.”

18-year-old struck, killed by vehicle in Cleburne

The Cleburne Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred Sunday evening in the 1700 block of W. Henderson Street near Nolan River Road.

At 7:18pm, Cleburne Fire and Police responded to the scene and found a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle near the Aldi. Paramedics pronounced the victim deceased at the scene. He has been identified as an 18-year-old man from Cleburne.

Investigators say he was crossing the roadway when an eastbound passenger vehicle struck him. The driver of the vehicle was transported to Texas Health Cleburne with non-serious injuries.

Lanes of Henderson Street were closed while Cleburne police investigated the scene.

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