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NEW: Shooter down after actively firing at Arlington car dealership

At around 6:30pm this evening, Arlington Police Department, Arlington Fire Department, and Arlington EMS all responded to reports of an active shooter at Vandergriff Honda, 1104 W. I20 Highway.

Police arrived and the shooter was neutralized. The shooter was transported to an area hospital.

No officers were injured in the shooting. No civilians or employees of the dealership were hurt.

The scene is secure, but still very active. Police will be investigating the scene throughout the night.

Updates to follow.

8-year-old dies in shooting at home near Granbury

On Monday, September 25, at about 4:53 PM, Hood County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2900 block of Inwood Trail, located in the Oak Trail Shores Subdivision, regarding a shooting of a juvenile.

Upon arriving on scene, deputies were informed the 8-year-old female victim had been shot by another juvenile, while in the residence.

The victim was later flown by air medical to Cook’s Children Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, where she was later pronounced deceased.

A firearm was recovered at the scene and the family is cooperating with the investigation.

The circumstances to how the juveniles came to be in possession of the firearm and further details of the incident are still under investigation by the Hood County Sheriff’s Office, Texas Rangers and Hood County District Attorney Investigators.

Intoxicated driver caused crash that killed 19-year-old SMU student, Dallas police say

The Dallas Police Department is investigating the death of an SMU student involved in a crash over the weekend.

On Sunday, September 24th, at about 4:20 pm, a 19-year-old driver and her friend were driving eastbound on Monticello Avenue. As they proceeded through the intersection at Central Expressway, a woman driving northbound on the service road failed to stop at the red light and broadsided their vehicle.

All three women were transported to Dallas hospitals for treatment of their injuries. The 19-year-old was pronounced deceased. Her passenger is listed in stable condition.

The driver who ran the red light and caused the crash has been identified as 27-year-old Lynlee Pollis. She only suffered minor injuries in the crash. Police have charged her with Intoxication Manslaughter and Intoxication Assault.

The crash remains under investigation.

Intoxicated driver caused fatal Fort Worth crash, DPS says

On Wednesday, September 27, at around 12:32, Fort Worth Fire Department, MedStar EMS, and DPS Troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on northbound Chisholm Trail Parkway near Sycamore School Road.

Authorities say a 32-year-old Cleburne man was driving a pickup southbound in the northbound lanes of CTP when he struck a passenger vehicle.

The driver of the passenger vehicle was pronounced deceased by paramedics at the scene. She has been identified as a 22-year-old woman from Fort Worth.

DPS says the pickup driver was intoxicated at the time of the collision. He was transported to a Fort Worth hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. He has been charged with Intoxication Manslaughter with a Vehicle.

The crash remains under investigation.

Suspect shoots at Dallas officers, flees, flips vehicle, and dies in shootout

On September 24, 2023, at about 12:40 am, Dallas Police covert officers were on a routine investigation at Barnes Ridge Road and El Capitan when they spotted a stolen vehicle. The preliminary investigation determined the officers called for uniformed officers to make a traffic stop.

When officers approached the suspect, he pulled out a handgun and fired at officers. Officers returned fire.

The suspect sped from the scene. Officers pursued, the suspect lost control of the car, flipping the vehicle.  As officers approached the wrecked vehicle, the suspect shot at officers again. Officers returned fire again and the suspect was hit.

The suspect died from his injuries.

A woman was inside the vehicle when the suspect crashed; she was not injured.

No officers were injured.

Arlington motor officer killed in Dallas crash while riding motorcycle into work

Early Thursday morning, the Arlington Police Department was notified that an APD officer was involved in a crash near I-20 and Dowdy Ferry Road in Dallas as he was heading into work for the day.

That employee, Officer Darrin McMichael, Badge #1805, was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased from his injuries.

Officer McMichael was a 24-year veteran of the Arlington Police Department and a dedicated member of our Motorcycle Unit, where he’d honorably served for the last 13 years. He also served as a patrol officer and as a detective in our North Patrol District during his APD career.

Officer McMichael’s wife is also a police officer with Arlington PD. Unfortunately she was driving behind him at the time of the crash, and witnessed the tragic accident.

“Officer Darrin McMichael was a respected and beloved member of our APD family,” said Chief of Police Al Jones. “We are heartbroken and we are hurting. This is a devastating loss that will be felt for a long time. Please pray for his wife, who is also an APD employee, his family, his friends, and his APD family. They need all the support they can get right now.”

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office Vehicle Crimes Unit is actively investigating the accident. They are seeking the community’s assistance in locating and identifying a dark-colored Dodge/Chrysler-type vehicle and the identity of the driver that was involved in the accident and fled the scene.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Chaney at 214-589-2323.

17-year-old killed in shooting at Raising Cane’s near Lewisville HS

At around 4:15pm this afternoon, Lewisville police were dispatched to a shooting at the Raising Cane’s fast food restaurant in the 1000 block of Main Street.

When police arrived, they located a 17-year-old male shot multiple times. He was transported to a local hospital and pronounced deceased.

Officers pursued a vehicle seen leaving the area. The vehicle eventually stopped and a suspect was taken into custody.

Lewisville crime scene investigators are working through an investigation into the circumstances.

Update – Police confirm the victim was a student at Lewisville High School.

Driver killed after crashing into Irving FD blocker truck

At around 2:30am on Sunday morning, Irving Fire/EMS and Police responded to a multiple vehicle crash on southbound Loop 12 near Irving Blvd. At least one fatality was reported in the crash.

Irving firefighters responded with a blocker truck, an old firetruck repurposed to block lanes of a highway while first responders work an accident scene.

At around 4:30am, Irving police officers were investigating the fatality accident when the driver of a pickup truck crashed into the blocker truck. The driver was pronounced deceased.

Irving FD estimates the driver was traveling at around 100mph at the time of the collision.

No first responders were injured in the crash. It might have been a different story if the blocker truck had not been positioned on the highway.

Reminder: MOVE OVER or SLOW DOWN when passing a highway accident scene.

Fort Worth police looking for witnesses of overnight wreck that killed two people

At 12:26am this morning, Fort Worth Fire Department, Police Department, and MedStar EMS responded to a major accident in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 30 near Cooks Lane.

Upon arrival, officers determined two individuals were deceased at the scene. Police say the two individuals were struck by a passing vehicle after an initial collision on the highway. A pickup truck, sedan, and motorcycle were involved.

Detectives are asking that if anyone witnessed this incident take place to please call them at 817–392-4886.

Eastbound lanes of Interstate 30 were closed for approximately six hours while traffic investigators worked the scene.

The identities of the victims have not been released.

Man critically hurt in downtown Dallas shooting

At around 12:50pm, Dallas police were dispatched to the McDonald’s at 1000 Commerce Street in downtown for a shooting investigation. Dispatched information indicate a suspect shot one person and ran away on foot.

When officers arrived minutes later, they located a man shot at the location. Dallas Fire Rescue transported the victim to a local hospital in critical condition.

Police have a male suspect in custody.

The incident remains under investigation.

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