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Teenager arrested for killing juvenile at Arlington apartment complex

The Arlington Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place on Wednesday of last week at an apartment complex in the 2500 block of Forest Point Drive.

When officers arrived, they located a 14-year-old female who had sustained a gunshot wound to the head. Paramedics transported her to a local hospital where she was later flown to another facility. Yesterday, a week after the shooting, she was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

Arlington PD has arrested a 19-year-old male suspect who allegedly shot and killed the juvenile.

An arrest warrant for the man indicates he and the victim were involved in an argument when he pulled out a gun and shot the girl once in the head. He then fled from the scene, but has been arrested by detectives. He has been charged with one count of Murder.

The incident remains under investigation.

UPDATE: Haltom City officers shoot driver after shots fired call

The Haltom City Police Department is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred last night in the 2300 block of McGuire Ave.

Just after 7:00PM last night, Haltom City police were called to the scene of a shots fired call at the given location. As officers were approaching the residence, a vehicle drove around the corner and stopped in the middle of the road. The driver exited the vehicle and, while yelling at officers, proceeded to obtain an item from the trunk of the vehicle. He got back into the driver’s seat and accelerated towards officers.

Four Haltom City police officers fired at the vehicle. The driver was shot, causing the vehicle to crash into a telephone pole.

MedStar EMS and Haltom City FD were called into the scene to provide EMS to the driver. He was subsequently transported to a local hospital with critical injuries.

No officers were injured in the incident. All four have been placed on administrative leave, as per policy.

The Texas Rangers and the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Law Enforcement Critical Response Team are assisting with the investigation.

Update – The man has died at a local hospital.

Teenaged sisters die in crash outside of Alvarado

DPS Troopers are investigating a serious crash that occurred around noon today on County Road 604 at Happy Trail north of Alvarado.

Reports indicated a vehicle struck a guardrail at the bridge on County Road 604 just south of FM 917. Multiple people were injured at the scene.

Two people were pronounced deceased at the scene, according to Tarrant County Medical Examiner records. The two were sisters, both teenagers who lived not too far from the accident scene.

An adult female was transported to a local hospital.

We are still awaiting official details on the potential cause of the crash. Once the details have been released, we will publish them below.

Update from DPS:

On 5/24/20 at approximately 12:24 p.m., Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers were called to a one vehicle crash on CR604 just south of Happy Trail road in Johnson County.

The preliminary investigation shows that a vehicle was traveling north on CR604 approaching a bridge. For an as of yet undetermined reason the Ford veered to the left, just before the bridge, causing the Ford to strike the bridge railing with the front of the vehicle, impaling the vehicle onto the bridge railing where it came to a stop.

The driver, a 39 year-old woman, of Alvarado was transported by ambulance to John Peter Smith Hospital with injuries. Two 17 year-old juveniles, both from Alvarado, were pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

The investigation is still ongoing and there is no other information available at this time.

Teenaged drunk driver fleeing from Garland police runs red light and hits vehicle, kills child

At around 10:30PM last night, a Garland police officer observed a suspected drunk driver run a red light along Broadway Blvd. at high speeds.

The officer saw the vehicle run through a second red light and initiated a traffic stop in an effort to stop the driver.

The vehicle continued to evade police at high speeds. Additional officers, along with DPS-101 helicopter, joined in the chase.

Police decided to pull back and allow the helicopter to track the suspect vehicle in an effort to get him to slow down.

The suspect continued to drive erratically and run red lights, even as police backed off. The helicopter followed the suspect all the way to the Northwest Highway and Shiloh Road intersection. The suspect ran the red light at the intersection and crashed into another vehicle.

The suspect, now identified as a 19-year-old man, and his passenger, a 19-year-old female, fled from the scene, but were eventually apprehended.

There were two adults and two children inside the vehicle hit by the suspect. The two adults and a 3-year-old child all received serious injuries. The second child, identified as a 2-year-old, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced deceased.

The suspect has been charged with multiple felony offenses including Intoxication Manslaughter, three counts of Intoxication Assault, and Evading Arrest with a Vehicle Causing the Death of Another. The teenaged female in the vehicle has been charged with Evading Arrest.

One dead after crash involving bus, two semi trucks on I-35 in Hillsboro

The Hillsboro Police Department is investigating an early-morning crash on Interstate 35 that claimed the life of one driver.

Hillsboro firefighters and police along with CareFlite ground EMS, Abbot FD, Hill County sheriffs deputies, and DPS were called to the scene of a major crash involving one bus and two semi-trucks along northbound I35 near the south exit for Highway 81 south of Hillsboro.

Upon arrival, police located one person deceased. He was the driver of the bus. One of the semi-truck drivers was also injured and transported by ambulance to a hospital in Waco.

The interstate was shut down while police and EMS evaluated the passengers on the bus.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

One shot, one stabbed in Euless drug deal

The Euless Police Department is investigating a shooting / stabbing incident that occurred on Sunday in the 500 block of Augustine Drive.

Police say there was a drug-related ordeal between multiple individuals that went bad. During the altercation, one person was stabbed. The individual that was stabbed pulled a gun and shot the person who stabbed him.

Both were transported to a local hospital. Their conditions are unknown at this time.

No further information was released due to the ongoing investigation.

UPDATE: Shots ring out as hundreds attend party at southeast Fort Worth park; five people shot

The Fort Worth Police Department has released additional information regarding last night’s shooting that injured five people.

On Sunday evening, multiple Fort Worth PD officers began to address ordinance violations witnessed at Village Creek Park, 4750 Wilbarger Street. Police say there were multiple people riding ATVs and drinking alcohol in a city park.

Around 5:45PM, officers started using their announcement systems to disperse a large and growing crowd. Police say there were at least 400 attendees at the park. As multiple police officers attempted to disperse and leave the park, gunshots rang out.

When the gunshots started, attendees began fleeing in all directions. It is unknown how many gunshots were fired, but a video of the scene indicates there were a lot.

Police officers quickly responded to the aid of those injuries and began searching for the suspect(s) involved.

MedStar EMS paramedics were called into the scene to tend to multiple gunshot wound victims. A total of five people were injured. At least one of them was under 18 years of age.

Fort Worth PD’s Gang Unit is currently investigating all aspects of the incident. No other details will be released, citing an active investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Fort Worth PD at 817-392-4222.

According to the city of Fort Worth’s website, all city parks are currently open, “provided individuals comply with the six-feet social distancing requirement.”

Man and woman found dead in Parker County as a result of possible murder-suicide

The Parker County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting deaths of two individuals as a possible murder-suicide incident.

Sheriffs deputies responded to reports of shots fired at a home in the 300 block of RT Lane just before 9:00PM Sunday evening. The home is located off FM 51 about 10 miles north of Weatherford.

When deputies arrived, they located two individuals in a grassy area outside of the home. The 60-year-old man and 56-year-old woman were both deceased from gunshot wounds.

Preliminary reports from the Tarrant County Medical Examiner indicate the woman was murdered and the man committed suicide.

“The address shows to have a prior history which is part of the active investigation,” said Danie Huffman, spokesperson for the Sheriff’s Office.

Police have not released any further details, citing an ongoing investigation.

Motorcyclist killed after crash, fall from bridge in south Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a major accident with fatality that occurred Tuesday afternoon at the I-20 and I-35W interchange.

Police say a motorcyclist was traveling on the southbound I-35W to westbound I-20 ramp when he lost control and struck a wall. The rider was ejected off the bridge and onto a concrete culvert below.

The motorcyclist was pronounced deceased on the scene. He has been identified as a 52-year-old man from Haltom City.

The crash remains under investigation.

Rendon ambulance involved in a serious crash

At around 4:00PM yesterday, Rendon Fire Department’s Medic 26 was transporting a patient when the ambulance was involved in a serious crash at the intersection of FM 1187 and Rendon New Hope Road.

We are still awaiting details from officials, but reports indicate the ambulance was transporting a medical patient to the hospital from another location on FM 1187 when the crash occurred.

The ambulance sustained major front-end damage and ended up in the bar ditch along the roadway.

The patient in the back of the ambulance was pronounced deceased, but it is unclear yet if her death was a result of her serious medical episode or the crash.

Firefighters / medics on board the ambulance were transported to a local hospital, one with serious injuries. There is no word on their conditions at this time.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

We will have a full report when details are released.

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