Man armed with knife shot and killed by Grand Prairie police following assault

The Grand Prairie Police Department responded to an assault in progress involving a man armed with a knife around 1:00AM this morning at the Budget Suites, 1050 N. Highway 360.

Multiple people called police to report the man had assaulted at least one person and was chasing the on-site security guard through the parking lot.

When officers arrived, they located the man armed with a knife and confronted him. Several attempts were made to deescalate the situation, but were unsuccessful. The man continued to advance on officers, leading two of them to fire shots at the man.

The man, identified as a 30-year-old male, was shot multiple times and died at the scene.

The incident remains under investigation at this time.

Driver ejected, killed in rollover crash along wet Dallas expressway

The Dallas Fire-Rescue and Police Department responded to a major accident involving a vehicle rollover earlier this morning along southbound US-75 Central Expressway near Royal Lane.

Police say a driver was traveling at speeds not safe for a wet roadway when he collided with another vehicle. The speeding vehicle spun out and began to overturn. While the vehicle was rolling over, the driver was ejected through the sunroof.

The victim, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Heavy rain causes ponding on area highways, which could leave to hydroplaning. It also reduces visibility and impacts reaction time. Please slow down if you are driving in heavy rain events and keep your eyes on the road.

Three dead in double murder-suicide near Azle

The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a murder-suicide involving three people at a house near Azle.

Multiple emergency responders were called to a house in the 1500 block of Red Oak Circle just outside the Azle city limits on Monday afternoon.

Law enforcement located the bodies of three people deceased at the house.

The identities of the deceased have been released as a 58-year-old man, a 54-year-old woman, and a 16-year-old male.

According to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office, the 58-year-old man and 54-year-old woman were both murdered before the teenager killed himself. All were shot.

The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office has not released any details regarding the incident, so there is no additional information.

Armed shoplifter spurs panic at Fort Worth Walmart

The Fort Worth Police Department responded to a reported robbery at the Walmart store, 3851 Airport Freeway (121) near Beach Street.

According to police, a loss prevention officer employee confronted a man that was shoplifting from the store. The man produced a firearm and ran out of the store.

The panic caused several customers to also run out of the store after there were reports of a shooter in the building. At this time, there are no reports that the man fired any shots.

The shoplifter ran away from the scene and is still on the loose, according to police.

Robbery detectives are investigating the case.

Children found safe after murder and abduction; man responsible kills self during SWAT incident

The Dallas Police Department received a request to check on a 26-year-old woman at an apartment complex in the 8800 block of Ferguson Road on Sunday afternoon. When officers went to the apartment, they knocked, but there was no answer and the door was locked.

Later that evening, some of her relatives went to the apartment with a key to unlock the door. When they went into the apartment, they found her dead and her two children missing. Police were called back to the scene.

It was determined that the suspect was the father of the two children. He was a known domestic abuser to the woman who was found deceased in the apartment. A Local Amber Alert was issued for the two missing boys, a 7-year-old and a 1-year-old.

Yesterday, Dallas Police received information indicating the suspect and two children were at an apartment in north Dallas. Officers surrounded the apartment and the department’s SWAT team was called in to assist with the situation. As SWAT officers breached the door to rescue the children, the suspect became agitated, and killed himself. Both boys were located safe and released to CPS.

Resident shot and killed in burglary at Dallas apartment; three suspects charged with Capital Murder

The Dallas Police Department responded to an apartment burglary and shooting early this morning (Sunday) at 3150 Cliff Crossing Drive.

According to the arrest warrant, three suspects broke into a second floor apartment by breaching glass on the balcony. Two residents inside the apartment were awoken by the breaking glass. One of the residents grabbed a gun and confronted the suspects.

The resident shot and injured one of the suspects during the confrontation. One suspect brandished a gun and shot the resident multiple times. The resident, identified as a 21-year-old male, was killed at the scene.

All three suspects fled the scene before police arrived. They transported the injured suspect to the hospital for a gunshot wound to his torso. Dallas Police caught up with them at the hospital, where they admitted to their involvement in the burglary and murder.

The three suspects, a 19-year-old, 21-year-old, and a juvenile, have been arrested and charged with Capital Murder.

Man dies after being ejected from vehicle doing donuts in northwest Dallas parking lot

The Dallas Police Department responded to a fatality accident early this morning in the northwest Dallas area.

At around 1:35AM, Dallas Fire-Rescue and Police were dispatched to a major accident in the 11600 block of Newberry Street. One person was ejected and overrun by a vehicle. He was transported to Parkland Hospital, but died as a result of his injuries.

An investigation reveals the victim was sitting on the back left window of a pickup truck clinging to the vehicle as it performed donuts in the parking lot of a business. The victim fell out of the window and was run over by the left rear tire of the truck.

The driver of the pickup truck, identified as a 28-year-old man, performing the donuts was arrested for Manslaughter.

The victim has been identified as a 20-year-old male.

Strong storms may accompany cold front Sunday evening in DFW

The National Weather Service Fort Worth is monitoring the potential for strong, possibly severe, thunderstorms in the North Texas area tomorrow (Sunday) evening. The storms would move through just ahead of a cold front.

The greatest risk for strong to severe weather is along and east of the I35 corridor. Several atmospheric conditions will be monitored throughout the day tomorrow, which would increase or limit the storm potential.

The latest forecast has the greatest risk of storms between the timeframe of 6PM – 11PM. Hail will be the biggest threat, although there is a low tornado potential with any storm that develops.

The cold front will move through our region tomorrow (Sunday) evening after the chance of thunderstorms.

Stay updated on the forecast throughout tomorrow and have a backup plan for any outdoor activities!

Person fatally struck by vehicle in Forest Hill

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a major accident involving a pedestrian near the 3600 block of Mansfield Highway at Shackleford Street.

Emergency responders were dispatched to the scene just after 7:30PM this evening. A 9-1-1 caller reported see a male lying face down in traffic.

Forest Hill Engine 23 reports one person is deceased on the scene.

It is unknown if the vehicle stopped at the scene.

There is no additional information at this time.

Driver dies in overnight rollover crash in Hill County

The Texas DPS is investigating a major accident involving a fatality along FM 933 in Hill County early this morning.

Multiple emergency responders from 2604 VFD, CareFlite ground EMS, HCSO, and DPS responded to a rollover accident on FM 933 near Hill County Road 1201 south of Blum at around 2:45AM this morning.

According to officials, the vehicle as traveling southbound on FM 933 when the driver failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway. The vehicle crashed off the roadway, struck a tree, and overturned.

The driver, a 36-year-old male, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced deceased at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

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