The Texas Parks and Wildlife division is investigating a fatality accident involving a vehicle that crashed into Grapevine Lake on Wednesday.
Grapevine Police Department and Fire Department were called to the Silver Lake Marina, 2500 Fairway Drive, on Wednesday after a vehicle crashed into the water. Multiple emergency responders were called to the scene, but the vehicle was already submerged.
Officials say the driver, a 31-year-old man from Hurst, crashed his vehicle into the water at the Silver Lake Marina boat ramp. Law enforcement is still investigating whether the crash was an accident or an intentional act.
Game Wardens, firefighters, and recovery personnel pulled the vehicle out of the water and recovered the driver’s body.
There is no additional information available at this time.
Just after 12:30pm this afternoon, multiple 9-1-1 calls were received regarding a fire at 2525 Handley Ederville Road across the street from the Tarrant Appraisal District office. Firefighters reported heavy smoke visible while responding to the scene.
Richland Hills FD was one of the first agencies to arrive on scene. They reported heavy smoke and fire showing from a commercial facility. Numerous other departments, including the Fort Worth Fire Department and others within the Northeast Fire Department Association, were called to the fire, which escalated to 5 alarms.
The fire burned for several hours. A dark plume of heavy smoke was visible across the north Texas region.
As of 11:00pm, firefighters remain on the scene putting out hotspots and making sure the fire does not flare up again. The equivalent of a 2 alarm response (several fire apparatus) remains at the scene.
One worker was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries. Another employee was also evaluated for treatment of minor injuries. There were no injuries to first responders.
Officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.
The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a homicide that claimed the life of a juvenile around 9:45pm on Wednesday evening.
Police were called to a home in the 700 block of Tumbleweed Court in far west Fort Worth after there were reports of gunshots in the area. When officers arrived, they located a young male with visible gunshot wounds.
Paramedics were called to the scene, but the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim as a 15-year-old juvenile. He was shot in the back.
At this point in the investigation, officials can only say homicide units are investigating the case. There is no information regarding the suspect in this case.
The Celina Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Friday evening at a two story house in the 3100 block of Hickory Lane.
Multiple emergency responders were dispatched to the scene around 7:19pm for reports of a shooting and house fire. When firefighters arrived, they located heavy fire showing from the two story home. Firefighters made entry into the house after there were reports of multiple people inside. They located three people deceased inside the home.
Police have not stated how the three victims died, but there was a report of a shooting at the home.
The homeowner, 38-year-old Michael Paton, was arrested, according to records from the Collin County jail. He has been booked on multiple counts of Capital Murder of Multiple Persons. His bond has been set at $1,500,000.
The details of the incident are currently under investigation, but initial information indicates this may have been a domestic situation.
Identities of the victims have not yet been released.
The Dallas Police Department is investigating a fatality accident involving one of their own officers overnight. The officer has died of his injuries.
At around 1:45am this morning, a Dallas police officer was assisting on the scene of a major accident along the northbound lanes of Central Expressway near Walnut Hill Lane. The patrol car had its emergency lights activiated.
The driver of a passenger vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when he struck the officer, who was standing outside of his patrol car.
Emergency personnel rushed the officer to Baylor Hospital, but he was pronounced deceased.
The driver who hit the officer was found to be intoxicated. He was taken into custody. A female passenger in the vehicle is being interviewed by investigators. Neither the driver nor the passenger were seriously hurt.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the officer’s family and the entire DPD during this difficult time.
Officials from the Fort Worth Fire Department, Fort Worth Police Department, and MedStar EMS have released additional details regarding the multi-vehicle accident today on Interstate 35W.
As originally reported, multiple 9-1-1 calls came into dispatch around 6:00am regarding a significant crash on the southbound side of I35W express near Northside Drive.
When emergency responders arrived, the crash was still occurring.
All in all, 135 vehicles were involved in the crash, according to Fort Worth PD. Six people have been found deceased in the wreckage, including a 45-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman, both from the area.
MedStar EMS ambulances and the agency’s AMBUS (Ambulance Bus Unit) transported a total of 36 people to local hospitals. 29 people sought medical care after the crash, bringing the total to 65 people injured.
As of 9:30pm, crews remain on the scene clearing up debris and wreckage.
More winter weather is expected to impact North Texas in the coming week. Please, if you must travel, use extreme caution, especially on elevated roadways and overpasses where ice can form.
The Arlington Police Department and Euless Police Department are working together to solve a homicide involving a missing man from southeast Arlington.
Last Tuesday, February 2nd, the Arlington Police Department was contacted by an individual who reported a missing relative from the 900 block of Pinion Drive. The 22-year-old missing man was not responding to texts or calls from family members and friends.
On Thursday, February 4th, a Texas Department of Transportation crew located a body in a culvert along State Highway 360 near Harwood Road. It was determined to be the missing man from Arlington. His body was transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office where the death was determined to be a homicide by gunshot wound.
Detectives have not ruled out the possibility that the victim was placed at this site after the death.
The Arlington Police Department is looking for the driver responsible for hitting and killing an elderly man yesterday evening as he was checking his mailbox.
At around 4:30pm, multiple emergency responders were called to the 900 block of E. Timberview Lane after a 9-1-1 caller reported a man was laying in the road. The man was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics.
Officials spoke with the man’s wife who said he went out to check his mail and did not return. After several minutes, she went outside and noticed the firefighters and police a few doors down. Detectives have not ruled out the possibility that the car may have dragged the man down the street.
“The department is asking neighbors to check their home surveillance systems for possible video footage from 4:00pm until 4:30pm around the crash area, including Collins Street and E. Timberview Lane.”
Texas law requires a driver to stop and render aid during crashes that cause injury or death.
The Frisco Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred Friday evening at an apartment complex along Stonebrook Parkway.
Just before 7:30pm last night, Frisco police were dispatched to a “weapons call” at the Stewart Creek Apartments, 7549 Stonebrook Parkway. It was reported via 9-1-1 that a masked suspect had a gun and threatened to kill someone else. Multiple gunshots were heard as well.
Frisco police officers arrived at the scene within minutes. One person was pronounced deceased at the scene by paramedics. Another person was transported to a local hospital with undisclosed injuries.
One suspect was taken into custody. Police have not yet released a motive in the killing.
As reported on DFW Scanner Saturday night, the Haltom City Police Department responded to an injured person lying in an apartment breezeway at the Northern Cross Apartments, 4200 Northern Cross Blvd, around 9:30pm. The individual was pronounced deceased at the scene.
An investigation into the murder is ongoing at this time. Haltom City police have released an update, stating the woman was a food delivery driver. She has been identified as a 31-year-old female.
The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office has not publicly released her cause of death. The 9-1-1 caller and police both reported she was suffering from obvious injuries, but officials have not said how she was killed. Police have said they are not released the cause of death for “investigative purposes.”
Anyone that has information about this incident can call the Tarrant County Crime Stoppers at 817-469-8477 or the Detective assigned to the case at 817-222-7027. Tips can be anonymous.