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Man kills self at Lockheed Martin main entry gate

The White Settlement Police Department is investigating a death that occurred early this morning at the main entry gate for Lockheed Martin.

At 5:35am, White Settlement police officers were dispatched to the main entry gate at Clifford Street and Spur 341 to assist Lockheed Martin security. When officers arrived, they found a 60s year old man inside a vehicle at the employee entrance deceased from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Investigators believe the man shot himself as he spoke to security members at the front gate. Officials say just prior to the shooting, the man made comments about a federal law enforcement agency. A perimeter was established around the vehicle and Bomb Techs from the Fort Worth Police and Fire Department were called to investigate.

At around 10:30am, Bomb Techs determined the situation was safe. A shotgun was recovered from the vehicle.

White Settlement PD does not know why the main came to the Lockheed Martin gate in the first place.

Several law enforcement agencies from regional, state, and national assets were called to the scene and are participating in the investigation.

We will provide any updates as they become available.

Man shot, killed during shootout in Grand Prairie neighborhood

The Grand Prairie Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Sunday morning in the 100 block of Goerte Drive.

At 7:30am, Grand Prairie police responded to a shooting at the given location. When officers arrived, they located a gunshot wound victim deceased on the scene.

Investigators learned the victim, a 25-year-old man, was engaged in a disturbance with two other individuals, a 26-year-old man and 28-year-old man. During this disturbance, gunshots were exchanged and the victim was shot.

The two men fled the scene in a vehicle driven by a 33-year-old man. All three have since been arrested and charged with Murder.

The case remains under investigation.

Three recent shootings at Asian-run businesses may be connected, Dallas police say

The Dallas Police Department is investigating whether three recent shootings at Asian-run businesses have been conducted by the same suspect as a hate crime.

The first shooting occurred on April 2 when a suspect drove past a strip mall of Asian businesses located at 2208 Royal Lane. The driver fired multiple shots at three businesses; however, no one was injured. The suspect vehicle was reported to be a red minivan.

A month later, on May 10, a suspect in a burgundy van or car drove by and shot into an Asian business near 4849 Sunnyvale Street. Three people were inside the business, but luckily no one was injured.

The next day, last Wednesday May 11, a suspect entered another Asian business at 2216 Royal Lane and shot three people. A witness described the suspect running from that business to a red older style minivan and sped away westbound on Royal Lane.

Dallas Police have reached out to their partners to make them aware of this possible connection and to ask for their assistance, this includes the FBI and member agencies of the Joint Terrorism Task Force. Dallas PD is also working with North Texas police partners to determine if this criminal action has or is taking place in their jurisdictions.

“To safeguard our community, we will be utilizing camera trailers in certain areas, and every patrol stations have been advised to increase high visibility patrols in the areas of our Asian community. Most importantly, we are turning to every resident of Dallas to keep an eye out and help safeguard our city, and to assist us in identifying any possible suspects.”

Two juveniles shot during party at house near Saginaw

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred late Saturday night at a house in the 5800 block of Brahma Trail.

Just before midnight, Fort Worth officers were called to the house after multiple callers reported hearing several gunshots at the location. When officers arrived, they detained two individuals and recovered a firearm, but no gunshot victims were located.

A short time later, Fort Worth PD was notified that two juveniles arrived at a local hospital with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. Detectives have confirmed their injuries were related to this shooting.

Residents in the area reported hearing a few dozen gunshots. A Ring doorbell camera in the neighborhood captured audio of the shooting.

Young man crashes into Pleasant Grove apartment building after being shot

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a series of incidents that led to the shooting death of a 19-year-old man.

At around 7:13pm, Dallas police were dispatched to a shooting at the Mirasol apartments, 1226 N. Masters Drive. When officers arrived, they located a crashed vehicle against an apartment building. The crash subsequently caused a gas leak, forcing evacuations at the complex.

Police determined the 19-year-old driver had been shot, causing him to crash. A second gunshot victim was located at the apartment complex. Officers determined he was the suspect in this incident.

Dallas Fire Rescue pronounced the driver deceased on the scene. The suspect was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries. Officials say he is a juvenile.

The incident remains under investigation.

Scene photo courtesy Smash da Topic.

Dallas police looking for coyote that critically injured 2-year-old child

The Dallas Police Department and Texas Game Wardens are hunting for a coyote that critically injured a 2-year-old child earlier this morning.

At around 8:28am this morning, Dallas Police and Fire-Rescue were called to an animal attack at a home in the 9200 block of Royalpine Drive north of White Rock Lake. Paramedics transported the young child to a local hospital with critical injuries.

Officers determined the child was sitting on his front porch when the coyote attacked. A quick responding officer observed the coyote and fired shots at the animal, but it ran off into a wooded area. Police are actively searching the area for the coyote.

“All those who live or visits that area should be on alert and consider this animal extremely dangerous,” said Dallas PD.

Below is an actual picture of the coyote responsible for the attack. If you locate this coyote, you are asked to call 911.

Man seriously hurt after crashing stolen car during police chase

At around 2:33pm this afternoon, Fort Worth PD received an alert of a stolen pickup truck from the area of E. Berry Street and S. Riverside Drive. Officers were dispatched to the area and located the pickup truck. When they attempted to conduct a traffic stop, the driver took off.

The pursuit went northbound on I35W and eventually eastbound onto North Loop 820. As the driver was attempting to flee from officers, he crashed near the North Loop 820 and Denton Highway interchange.

Firefighters from Haltom City and Watauga responded to the scene for extrication. The suspect was extracted from the vehicle and transported by ambulance to a local trauma center with serious injuries. His condition has not been released.

Lanes of 820 were closed while police and emergency personnel responded to the scene.

Three people shot, two fatally, at southwest Arlington home

The Arlington Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred overnight at a home in southwest Arlington.

Shortly after midnight, Arlington police were dispatched to shots fired at a residence in the 5300 block of Ivy Hill Drive. When officers arrived, they located three victims. They were all relatives.

An 84-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the house. An 41-year-old man and 67-year-old woman were transported to local hospitals, but the man died a few hours later at Medical City Arlington. The woman did not sustain life-threatening injuries.

Detectives say an unidentified suspect forced entry into the house and began firing shots. No arrests have been made at this time. At this point in the investigation, police believe it was not a random attack.

Anyone with information related to this homicide investigation is asked to contact Arlington Police Detective Williams at 817-459-5312. Tipsters can also remain anonymous by contacting Tarrant County Crime Stoppers at 817-469-TIPS.

Two people killed after helicopter plummets to ground in Rowlett

The National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration are investigating a fatal helicopter crash that occurred earlier this morning along Lakeview Parkway in Rowlett.

At around 11:30am this morning, emergency responders from the Rowlett Fire and Police Departments responded to 5270 Grisham Drive at Lakeview Parkway after an aircraft fell from the sky. When emergency personnel arrived on the scene, the aircraft was fully involved with fire.

According to Flight Aware, the Robinson R-44 helicopter, owned by Sky Helicopters, Inc. out of Garland, took off from Ralph M. Hall Rockwall Municipal Airport at 11:13am and crashed at around 11:27am.

A video circulating on social media shows the tail rotor and cab of the helicopter falling to the ground after a major malfunction during flight. The NTSB and FAA will be investigating the precise caution of the accident.

According to Rowlett PD, two people died in the crash. Their identities have not yet been released.

Lanes of Lakeview Parkway were closed while emergency crews responded to the scene.

Scene photo: Smash da Topic Breaking News

NEW: Wrong way driver airlifted to hospital after crashing into gas pipeline in Mansfield

The Mansfield Police Department is investigating a serious crash that caused a major fire overnight at the Highway 360 and Highway 287 interchange.

At 1:07am this morning, Mansfield PD and Grand Prairie PD received 9-1-1 calls of a wrong way driver traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of Highway 360 near Ragland Road.

A short time later, the vehicle was captured on the NTTA camera system and confirmed to be traveling the wrong direction.

As the driver passed under the Highway 287 bridge, the vehicle left the roadway and collided with a gas pipeline behind the 7-11 Exxon station at Barrington Way and Highway 287. The impact of the collision caused a major explosion and fire.

Numerous firefighters from Mansfield FD responded to the scene. The driver was critically injured in the crash, sustaining significant burns and traumatic injuries. CareFlite was called to the scene and airlifted the driver to Parkland Hospital for treatment.

A large fire burned for hours as crews contained the situation and called for evacuations in the immediate area. At around 3:35am, gas flowing through the pipeline was shut off and the fire was put out. Evacuations were lifted around 4:00am.

Police say high speeds were a factor in the crash. Charges are pending based on the outcome of the investigation.

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