Monthly Archives: January 2023

DPS Trooper struck by vehicle while working crash near Corsicana

A Texas Department of Public Safety trooper has sustained serious injuries in a crash near Corsicana.

At around 8:45am this morning, a DPS Trooper was struck by a vehicle while he investigated a crash on Interstate 45 near Mile Marker 220 in Navarro County.

Corsicana paramedics transported the trooper to a Dallas hospital in serious condition.

This is an ongoing investigation, and no additional information is available at this time.

Driver found shot multiple times at busy Fort Worth QT

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a road rage shooting that reportedly occurred Friday night in the Magnolia area.

At 10:43pm, multiple emergency responders were dispatched to the QT at Hemphill and Rosedale for a gunshot wound victim. When officers arrived, they found a driver at one of gas pumps suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim told investigators he was driving on Magnolia Avenue between Main and Hemphill streets when there was an exchange with a second driver. The second driver pulled out a weapon and fired multiple shots into the victim’s vehicle, hitting him in the face, shoulder, and forearm.

After being shot, the man drove to the QT to seek medical assistance.

Medstar transported him to a local hospital in stable condition.

While this incident was being investigated on-scene, a separate shooting victim arrived at John Peter Smith Hospital requesting treatment for a gunshot wound. It is not known if these two incidents are related and the investigations are ongoing.

Driver arrested after fatal crash on Spur 408 in Dallas

The Dallas Police Department arrested a driver Friday night after a fatal crash on Spur 408.

At around 6:00pm, Dallas PD and Fire Rescue crews responded to a crash along southbound Spur 408 near Kiest in southwest Dallas.

Investigators say the driver of a pickup truck was traveling south on 408 when the vehicle drifted onto the shoulder and rear-ended a sedan parked on the side of the road. A passenger inside the parked sedan was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the pickup truck was taken into custody, but potential charges have not yet been announced.

All southbound lanes of Spur 408 were closed Friday evening while DPD investigated the scene.

Driver seriously hurt in Johnson County crash, airlifted to hospital

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a serious crash that occurred Friday evening near Godley.

At around 5:30pm, Godley firefighters, Johnson County paramedics and law enforcement officers were dispatched to a two-vehicle crash at FM 2331 and FM 4.

Investigators say a driver attempted to turn left onto FM 4 from southbound FM 2331, but failed to yield to the right of way of a second vehicle as it traveled along FM 4. A collision occurred causing serious injury to the driver attempting to turn onto FM 4.

CareFlite airlifted the driver to a Fort Worth hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Lanes of the roadway were closed while THP investigated the scene.

Dallas officer, murder suspect injured in Oak Cliff shootout

A Dallas police officer is recovering after being shot in an exchange of gunfire with a murder suspect.

Officers from the Fugitive Unit were executing an arrest warrant when they located the murder suspect in a vehicle at 2500 Bahama Drive.

Officers gave verbal commands for the driver and passenger (murder suspect) to exit the vehicle. The driver followed commands and was detained by police. The passenger however exited the vehicle with a weapon and fired shots at officers, hitting one in the foot. The suspect was hit at least once.

Paramedics transported both to the hospital. The officer will recover; however, the suspect remains in critical condition.

The investigation is ongoing.

Driver crashes fleeing “street takeover” in Fort Worth; two killed

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred late Sunday evening near the intersection of White Settlement Road and Henderson Street.

At 11:07pm, Fort Worth FD and PD along with MedStar EMS responded to the location and located an overturned vehicle. The driver and a passenger were pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.

Fort Worth police say the vehicle was involved in a street takeover racing event on University Drive near W. 7th Street and White Settlement Road. An officer responding to disperse the vehicles briefly activated his emergency lights, prompting the driver of the vehicle to flee. Officers did not engage in a pursuit.

Police believe the driver lost control and crashed while fleeing from the event.

The identities have not been released.

The crash remains under investigation.

Man discussing gun safety accidentally discharges firearm, kills woman, Fort Worth police say

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a woman at a north Fort Worth home.

At around 7:30am Sunday morning, Fort Worth police officers were dispatched to an unconscious person at a home in the 3700 block of Neches Street. Upon arrival, officers located a deceased female with an apparent gunshot wound to her upper body.

Officers detained four individuals at the home for questioning. During their investigation, detectives learned a man and a woman were discussing gun safety when the man accidentally discharged the firearm, striking the woman. The 25-year-old female was pronounced deceased at the scene by MedStar paramedics.

Fort Worth PD has not released any charges in this case.

The investigation is ongoing.

NEW: Teenager killed in shooting at Fort Worth Whataburger

At 4:05pm this afternoon, Fort Worth police officers responded to a shooting at the Whataburger, 2401 W. Berry Street.

When officers arrived, they located two injured teenagers. MedStar EMS transported one 16-year-old male and one 17-year-old female to local trauma centers. The 16-year-old male was pronounced deceased. The female is reported to be in stable condition.

Homicide detectives are currently reviewing evidence to identify suspect(s) who fled the scene. Officials say the suspect(s) are high-school aged and knew both victims.

FWPD Chief Noakes says the situation started as a verbal argument and escalated to a physical fight and shooting.

Fort Worth ISD released the following statement:

“After dismissal, at around 4:00pm today, a shooting took place at Whataburger near Paschal High School. Two Fort Worth ISD students were victims of the shooting; and tragically, a male student did not survive his injuries. Fort Worth ISD continues to collaborate with the Fort Worth Police Department in this ongoing investigation. On Monday, the Fort Worth ISD will have support staff available for Paschal students and staff at the campus.”

The incident remains under investigation. If you know anything, you are asked to call 817-392-4330.

I30 closed in Mesquite as officers investigate double fatality crash

All lanes of westbound Interstate 30 are closed are Big Town Blvd while Mesquite police investigate a double fatality accident.

Mesquite Fire/EMS and Police responded to the collision at 3:37am this morning. When personnel arrived, they found an 18-wheeler had collided with a pickup truck.

One person was pronounced deceased at the scene. Paramedics transported a second individual to a local hospital where they were also pronounced deceased.

The investigation is ongoing. Drivers should anticipate significant delays in this area.

Child killed in Oak Cliff shooting

The Dallas Police Department says a child has died after a shooting at an east Oak Cliff apartment complex.

At 2:16pm, Dallas police officers responded to the Signature at Southern Oaks apartment complex, 3303 Southern Oaks Blvd, for reports of a shooting.

Investigators determined a fight between two juvenile females occurred in the parking lot of the complex. During the fight, one of the female juveniles retrieved a handgun and shot in the direction of the female she was fighting; however, the gunshot struck a male juvenile bystander.

The child was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

The juvenile suspect ran away from the scene, but was later taken into custody at a nearby complex. Charges have not been released.

The incident is still under investigation.

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