Monthly Archives: December 2022

Carjacker shot at north Dallas shopping center

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred Friday evening at the Inwood Village shopping center.

At around 6:30pm Friday evening, Dallas police officers were dispatched to a shooting near the Trader Joe’s at 5550 W. Lovers Lane.

Authorities say a suspect was shot by a bystander while during an attempted carjacking.

The suspect was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Two other suspects ran from scene. No other injuries are reported at this time.

The incident remains under investigation.

Two people killed after speeding driver runs red light in Coppell

The Coppell Police Department says two people were killed Thursday evening in a vehicle crash.

At 7:20pm, the Coppell Fire Department and Police Department responded to the intersection of W. Bethel Road and S. Freeport Parkway for a two-vehicle crash.

Authorities say a 20-year-old driver was traveling northbound on Freeport Parkway at a high rate of speed when he ran a red light and t-boned a sedan traveling eastbound on Bethel Road. Two occupants inside the sedan, a 41-year-old female from California and a 69-year-old female from Plano, were both pronounced deceased at the scene. Coppell ambulances transported at least three others to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries.

Police believe the speeding driver was fleeing from the scene of a crash that occurred on 635 just prior to this fatal collision. He has been arrested on two counts of Manslaughter.

The intersection was closed for several hours while Coppell police investigated the scene.

Clerk, bystander shot by alleged robber at Dallas convenience store

The Dallas Police Department is hunting for the couple pictured above wanted in connection to a fatal shooting overnight.

At 12:20am, Dallas officers working on the NW side of town were dispatched to a convenience store in the 11300 block of Emerald Street for a robbery in progress. When officers arrived, they found two people with gunshot wounds.

Investigators say a fight broke out in the parking lot between the alleged robber (male pictured above), the store clerk, and a bystander. During the fight, the suspect pulled out a gun and shot both the clerk and the bystander.

Dallas paramedics transported both to local hospitals, but one of them was pronounced deceased. The other remains in critical condition.

The suspect and an accompanying female fled the scene on foot.

Anyone with information regarding this offense is asked to please contact Homicide Detective David Grubbs Jr at 469-540-6377 or at

Fight leads to fatal shooting outside West 7th bar

The Fort Worth Police Department says one person died overnight in a shooting outside a popular West 7th Street area bar.

At 1:11am, Fort Worth police officers responded to a shooting near the intersection of Currie Street and Bledsoe Street. Upon arrival, officers located an adult man with a gunshot wound near the El Chingon bar and Mexican restaurant. MedStar transported him to a local hospital, but he was pronounced deceased.

Detectives are still working to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting. Their investigation has been difficult due to the lack of cooperation by witnesses at the scene; however, investigators believe two adult men got into an argument which led to a physical fight. During the fight, one of the men pulled out a weapon and shot the other. The suspect then fled the scene.

Gun Violence and Homicide units are working to identify the suspect in this case.

The incident remains under investigation.

Maintenance worker shot, killed while checking for water leaks at Grand Prairie apartments

The Grand Prairie Police Department says a 53-year-old maintenance man was killed Christmas Eve while checking an apartment building for water leaks.

At around 6:00pm on Saturday evening, Grand Prairie police responded to the Clayton Point Apartments, 2955 Alouette Drive, for reports of a shooting. Emergency responders arrived to find the injured maintenance worker on a resident’s balcony. Paramedics transported him to Medical City Arlington, but he was pronounced deceased from a gunshot wound to the chest.

Detectives determined the maintenance man was checking several apartment balconies for water leaks and busted pipes when a resident thought the man was a burglar. The resident armed himself and shot the maintenance man through the window.

The resident remained at the scene and is cooperating with detectives. At this time, no arrests have been made.

While this case remains under investigation, Grand Prairie Detectives will refer the case to the Tarrant County Grand Jury for review.

Update to Hulen Mall incident – Fort Worth PD

On 12/24/22, at approximately 4:36pm, Fort Worth officers responded to a Person with a Weapon call that went out at 4800 S. Hulen St, Hulen Mall.

Officers arrived at the location and detained the suspect in the general area.

A female victim was inside a public bathroom inside the mall when she observed what appeared to be a cellphone facing her from underneath a stall wall.  She stepped out of the stall and confronted the suspect who was described as a male that was dressed to look like a female.  The suspect left the bathroom and was attempting to leave the mall as the female victim continued pursuing the suspect.

A male witness who observed a confrontation between the suspect and female victim attempted to intervene and prevent the suspect from leaving.  The suspect reached into his backpack that he was holding and brandished what appeared to be a handgun and pointed it at the male witness.

The suspect then left the mall, but was being observed by several witnesses.  These witnesses saw the suspect changing his clothes and also observed what appeared to be a handgun in the back waistband of the suspect’s pants.

The witnesses kept the suspect on view until Officers arrived and were able to detain and eventually arrest the suspect for the following charges: Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Improper Photo/Video in bath/dress room.

The gun in question was a “pepper ball” gun.

The arrested person is Douglas Egan, white male, age 45. Mugshot is below.

Suspect killed in Weatherford officer involved shooting

The Weatherford Police Department and assisting agencies are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred this morning at Ric Williamson Highway and Highway 180.

At 8:08am, Weatherford officers were dispatched to a stolen vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. The suspect drove off and led officers on a pursuit that ended in a crash at Ric Williamson and Highway 180.

Immediately after wrecking the vehicle, the suspect exited and fired shots at police. Responding officers fired back and struck the suspect.

The suspect was pronounced deceased at the scene. No officers were injured.

Expect heavy police activity while law enforcement investigates the scene.

Two people killed in crash on the Dallas North Tollway

At around 1:43pm on Thursday afternoon, Dallas Fire Rescue and DPS Troopers responded to the scene of a three vehicle crash on the southbound side of Dallas North Tollway just north of I35E.

Investigators say a vehicle was stopped in one of the southbound lanes due to heavy traffic. The driver of an SUV failed to control their speed and rear-ended the stopped vehicle. A third vehicle was hit in the chain reaction crash.

Two passengers inside the stopped vehicle were transported to Parkland Hospital by Dallas Fire Rescue, but later pronounced deceased. They have been identified as a 62-year-old man from Austin and his mother, an 86-year-old woman from Little Elm. The driver of the vehicle, who was the man’s wife, was not seriously hurt.

No one else suffered any serious injuries in the crash.

Lanes of the Dallas North Tollway were closed while TxDPS investigated the scene.

One killed, two hurt in crash near downtown Dallas

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatality accident that occurred early this morning in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 30 near Interstate 45.

Dallas Fire Rescue and Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the scene around 7:00am this morning. They arrived to find an 18-wheeler and two vehicles involved in a collision.

The 18-wheeler was hauling construction materials at the time of the crash. Those materials scattered across the highway as the truck collided into a bridge support pillar. One of the vehicles overturned.

One fatality has been confirmed by DSO. Two other people were transported to a local hospital in unknown condition.

Lanes of eastbound Interstate 30 remain closed as of 2:30pm while crews clear debris from the highway.

Driver killed in rural Wise County crash

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight in rural Wise County.

At 12:49am, multiple emergency responders from Wise County were dispatched to a single-vehicle crash at the intersection of Farm to Market Road 455 and Farm to Market Road 51.

Officials say a 34-year-old man was driving westbound on Farm to Market Road 455 when he crashed off the roadway and struck a tree. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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