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DPS troopers shoot and kill armed suspect after pursuit ends in south Dallas

Late last night around 10:45PM, DPS troopers attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation off Elsie Faye Higgins Street. The vehicle did not stop, and officers followed into an area of south Dallas near the 4200 block of Jamaica Street.

The vehicle pulled into a driveway and a suspect emerged from the vehicle. As troopers approached, the suspect pulled a handgun. The troopers fired their weapons, striking the suspect.

The troopers rendered first aid and called for DFR. The suspect was transported to the hospital, but died as a result of his injuries.

No troopers were injured. Officers recovered the suspect’s weapon and the investigation is ongoing.

Two killed, three injured in overnight Fort Worth crash

Fort Worth Police, Fire, and MedStar EMS were all dispatched to a major accident early this morning just after 2:30AM at S. Riverside Drive and Glen Eden Drive.

Multiple ambulances were called to the scene for multiple patients.

When officers arrived onto the scene, they located two people deceased at the crash site. Three others were also injured, some with potentially critical injuries. All three were transported to the hospital.

All the injured persons were in one vehicle. The department’s Air-1 helicopter responded to canvas the area.

No other details have been released at this time.

Adult male shot in south Fort Worth

Multiple Fort Worth PD officers are on scene of a reported shooting incident in the 1300 block of Royster Road just south of the Edgecliff Village area.

The shooting was dispatched just before 11:45PM this evening. A 9-1-1 caller reported his father had been shot.

MedStar EMS is ground transporting the victim to JPS with multiple gunshot wounds. Serious injuries, trauma alert.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

Police investigating a shooting in south Dallas

Multiple Dallas PD officers and DPS troopers are on scene of a reported shooting incident near the intersection of Foreman Street and Jamaica Street.

At around 10:58PM, an officer reported shots had been fired and one person was possibly injured. Police have not yet confirmed if this is an officer-involved incident.

The investigation is ongoing. Updates will be posted once released by officials.

Woman shot and killed at Fort Worth food mart

The Fort Worth Police Department is looking for the suspect who shot and killed a female yesterday at a food mart in southeast Fort Worth.

FWPD along with FWFD and MedStar were called to the scene at 4245 Wilbarger Street regarding a person shot. When emergency responders arrived, they located a female shot in the torso.

The victim was transported to a local hospital in critical condition, and did not survive her injuries.

Homicide detectives are still investigating this incident. No arrest has been made and no description of the suspect has been provided.

House Fire (Grapevine)

Grapevine Battalion 1 is on scene with heavy fire showing from a house near the 1200 block of Hilltop Drive. Engine 1, Engine 2, Engine 3, Engine 4, Medic 2, Medic 3, Medic 5, Quint 5 all assigned to the fire. Reports indicate a propane grill fully involved that has caught the house. Working to attack the fire at this time.

[Updated] All lanes of I20 closed at 360 due to police incident

A major traffic alert for motorists traveling through the Arlington and Grand Prairie areas this evening.

All eastbound and westbound lanes of I20 are forced to exit onto 360 due to an ongoing police incident. We are told it may be a possible jumper, but since APD and GPPD are encrypted we cannot confirm that at this time.

Police do confirm there is a pedestrian on the bridge over the highway.

As of 10:30PM, TxDOT also reports all westbound lanes of I20 are closed at this time. Southbound lanes are also closed due to this incident.

Avoid the area.

Update – Police say eastbound I20 has been reopened. Westbound I20 and northbound 360 ramp from I20 remain closed.

Vehicle crashes into convenience store in Everman

Everman Police and Fire are on scene of a vehicle that has crashed into the Valero convenience store and gas station at the intersection of E. Enon Ave. and N. Forest Hill Drive.

Police say an elderly driver crashed into the store after losing control of the vehicle. Luckily, there were only minor injuries involved and the driver refused transport to the hospital.

Forest Hill FD’s Rescue has been requested to the scene for help securing the building. Fort Worth has also been requested to the scene. Battalion 1, Engine 28, Engine 14, and Rescue 14 are assigned.

Agencies searching for missing man on Lake Granbury

At around 9:00AM this morning, Hood County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 2700 block of Casa Del Sur Court in regards to a 3-year-old female found floating on a boat by herself.

Reports indicate a father and his 3-year-old daughter launched a boat into the water last night around 5PM at the Granbury City Beach boat ramp. The 32-year-old father is missing and agencies are actively searching for him.

DPS aircraft are also assisting in the search.

If you have any information, please contact the Hood County Sheriff’s Office at 817-579-3307.

Update – A body has been recovered.

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