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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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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.