Fort Worth Independent School District’s Superintendent Kent P. Scribner again has written a message to all District parents asking them to help stem the flow of social media threats aimed at schools and students.
“Fort Worth ISD takes seriously all threats leveled at our campuses, students, staff, and visitors. Such activity is a crime and will be treated as such when those perpetrators are identified,” said the FWISD in an official release.
“I cannot emphasize strongly enough that such acts are a CRIME. Some of the students involved in sending these threats have already been arrested,” Dr. Scribner writes in his letter to parents. “Make no doubt about it – we will prosecute anyone who perpetrates such criminal activity.”
A social media threat made against Eastern Hills High School today resulted in a significant decreased attendance. The school has 1,054 students enrolled. Today 496 were absent. On the last day of classes last week, there were only 80 absent.
“Fort Worth ISD will continue to work closely with the Fort Worth Police Department in resolving all school threats.”
The Fort Worth Police Department says they are investigating an incident in far north Fort Worth at a home in the 2000 block of Speckle Drive. This is near the Sunset Valley Elementary School in the Westfork subdivision.
Four dead bodies have been located inside of a residence.
Details are unknown at this time, but police say homicide and crime scene detectives are all on the scene.
This is being investigated as an isolated incident. It is best to avoid this area.
Multiple agencies all responded to a major accident earlier this morning in the 6800 block of FM 1902 just north of FM 917 west of Joshua.
The crash involved two pick-up trucks and entrapped at least one individual. Johnson County ESD #83, Burleson FD, Medstar EMS, Johnson County EMS, and multiple law enforcement all responded to the scene.
CareFlite and Air Evac both sent helicopters to the scene. CareFlite airlifted a patient to JPS. It is unknown where Air Evac transported. There are no additional details on injuries.
FM 1902 was shut down while crews worked the scene. It has since been reopened.
Any additional information released by officials will be published in this report.
Earlier today, Fort Worth Fire crews successfully recovered two bodies from the quarry at 2251 Silver Creek Road. Both had been reported missing since last night.
According to officials, one person fell into the private pond on the site of Silver Creek Materials. Another jumped in to attempt a rescue. Both went under and did not surface.
Multiple crews were called to the scene, but it was too late to be saved. The search transitioned to a recovery last night.
At around 11:04am, crews recovered the body of a 25-year-old Hispanic male. About an hour and a half later at 12:25am, they located the body of a 51-year-old Hispanic male. Both are reported to be related.
Engine 25 reports smoke showing from a large metal building at a commercial facility in the 300 block of Longhorn Road.
Battalion 2, Battalion 3, Engine 12, Engine 15, Engine 40, Quint 12, Quint 9, Squad 2 all assigned to the fire.
*UPDATE – 2nd alarm requested to the scene. Battalion 1, Battalion 6, Quint 13, Quint 23, Engine 1, Engine 37, Engine 41, Engine 8 all dispatched on the 2nd alarm. Heavy smoke now showing from the structure.
The Dallas Police Department is seeking information related to a shooting homicide this morning in the Pleasant Grove area.
Dallas police officers responded to the scene in the 9800 block of Glengreen Drive around 9:10am this morning. When they arrived, they located a 28-year-old male deceased from a gunshot wound. Another victim was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Witnesses reported seeing 3-4 black males flee the location immediately after the shooting and enter a tan colored 4-door sedan.
Dallas Police are asking that anyone with information regarding this incident contact Detective Grubbs with the Dallas PD Homicide Unit at 214-671-3675.