At around 10:30am this morning, a kayaker fishing on a small creek in south Arlington located a body floating in the water. He returned to shore and notified authorities of the discovery.
Arlington Fire Department’s dive team and Arlington PD responded to the scene along I-20 between Bowman Springs Road and SE Loop 820. Crews recovered the body of an adult male from the water.
“There were no obvious signs on the body or the surrounding banks to explain what led to his death,” police say.
The man did not have any identification on him. At this point, authorities have been unable to identify him.
The incident remains under investigation.
The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a serious accident that occurred around 8:15pm this evening along lanes of West Freeway (Interstate 30) near West Loop 820.
Multiple emergency responders from Fort Worth FD, PD, and MedStar EMS responded to the scene and found one vehicle overturned off the roadway and on fire. Paramedics located the driver and transported him by ambulance to JPS with critical injuries.
The driver may have also been shot twice, officials say. Doctors from the hospital notified police of the discovery once the driver arrived at the hospital. Medical personnel found what’s believed to be two separate gunshot wounds.
Fort Worth’s Traffic Investigations Units along with Gun Violence Unit are investigating this incident. Expect police activity in this area.
At 3:44am, Fort Worth police were dispatched to the 7-11 gas station at N. Beach Street and Highway 121 for a shooting. When emergency crews arrived, they located an adult female with a gunshot wound to the face.
The woman stated she was driving on Kings Oaks Lane, a residential street just south of the 7-11, when she approached an oncoming vehicle with its high beams activated. She flashed her own high beam headlights at the other vehicle to warn them they were on. As the oncoming vehicle passed her own vehicle, she was shot in the face. She then drove to the nearby 7-11 to call 9-1-1.
MedStar EMS transported her to THR Harris Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. There is no suspect in custody at this time.
Fort Worth PD is investigating the incident.
The Irving Police Department is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred Wednesday evening at Baylor Scott and White Hospital, 1901 N. MacArthur Blvd.
At around 7:00pm, a 34-year-old man arrived at the hospital’s ER for an undisclosed medical reason. He was taken into one of the emergency rooms for evaluation. About an hour later, a staff member checked on the man and reported unusual behavior and possession of a firearm. She notified a police officer at Baylor who also contacted an Irving police officer at the hospital on an unrelated matter.
When the two officers confronted the man about the weapon, he fired a single gunshot in the ER room. The officers attempted to get him to drop the weapon, but he pointed and fired at the officers. The officers returned fire, striking and killing him.
No officers were injured in the incident. The investigation is ongoing at this time.
The Irving Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred over the weekend in the 600 block of North Belt Line Road near Conflans Road.
Police say two vehicles were traveling northbound on Belt Line when they collided, sending one of the vehicles into a spin. This vehicle crashed off the roadway and hit a tree. The violent impact from the collision caused the vehicle to wrap around the tree.
A passenger inside the car was pronounced deceased. The driver was not seriously hurt. A third passenger sustained serious injuries.
The identities have not yet been released, but police say everyone inside the vehicle was in the 18-19 year old range.
A post circulating on social media indicated Irving police spiked the vehicle immediately before the crash occurred. Irving Police Department confirms their officers were not in pursuit and did not use the tire deflation system on either vehicle.
Police are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the accident.
At 8:43am this morning, Duncanville police officers were dispatched to the Duncanville Fieldhouse, located in the 1700 block of S. Main Street at Highway 67, for reports of a possible active shooter inside the building. At least one 9-1-1 caller reported hearing gunshots.
At 8:45am, first arriving Duncanville police officers immediately went into the building and began a search for the shooter while children and adults fled outside.
Officers quickly located the armed individual and engaged in a shootout with the suspect. He was shot at least once. Duncanville paramedics transported him to a local hospital, but he was pronounced deceased.
Preliminary investigation indicates the suspect walked into the front door armed with a handgun. An employee encountered the man and at least one shot was fired by the suspect. Other employees immediately began locking doors to safeguard the children. Police say the man attempted to get into a classroom, but he was unsuccessful. The suspect then moved into the gymnasium where first-arriving officers exchanged gunshots with him.
The summer camp for 4 to 14-year-olds was beginning its second week with an average attendance of over 250 campers and staff, police say. Due to the clear-headed actions of staff and the quick response time of law enforcement, there were no additional injuries. DeSoto PD and Cedar Hill PD also responded to this incident.
Duncanville ISD assisted by providing safe transportation for children, moving them by school bus from the Fieldhouse to the Duncanville Recreation Center, which was established as a reunification center. As of this release, all the children have been picked up by parents or guardians.
The Texas Department of Public Safety will be handing the officer involved shooting investigation.
The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a homicide at The Club at Stonegate Apartments, 4100 Stonegate Blvd, on the southwest side of town.
At around 7:01am this morning, Fort Worth police were dispatched to a shooting at the apartments. A 9-1-1 caller mentioned shots were fired. When officers arrived, they located two deceased victims inside one of the apartment units.
Officers detained a suspect in the vicinity of the crime scene. He has since been arrested for a warrant unrelated to this incident. Investigators will be speaking with him further about the shooting.
The incident remains under investigation.
The Irving Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred along westbound Airport Freeway (Highway 183) near Belt Line Road Monday afternoon.
At around 3:00pm, Irving Fire/EMS and Police responded to the scene and located two vehicles with major damage.
Investigators say a driver was traveling in the far right lane when she abruptly swerved across all lanes of the highway, seemingly attempting to enter the express lanes at the last minute. In doing so, she collided with the yellow collapsing barrier. A second vehicle traveling in the fast lane then collided into her vehicle.
The driver of the first vehicle was transported to Parkland Hospital, but pronounced deceased. She has been identified as a 26-year-old from Dallas. The driver of the second vehicle was not injured.
The crash remains under investigation.
Officials have recovered the body of a 16-year-old male who drowned in Lake Worth on Monday evening.
Shortly before 8:00pm on Monday night, multiple emergency responders from the Fort Worth Fire Department, Fort Worth Police Department, MedStar EMS, Marshal’s Lake Patrol, and Texas Parks and Wildlife were called to the western shores of Lake Worth for a missing person in the water.
It was suspected that a teenage individual had waded out into the water and did not resurface. Agencies conducted a search and recovery operation until 10:30pm, but suspended the search until Tuesday morning. They located the teen’s body at 9:22am this morning near the 9700 block of Watercress Drive.
The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office will rule on the official cause of death.
The Bedford Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred over the weekend along lanes of Highway 183.
On Saturday night, Bedford Police and Fire/EMS responded to a major accident in the 3000 block of State Highway 183 toll lanes near Forest Ridge Drive for a person struck by a vehicle. When officers arrived on the scene, they located a juvenile victim who had been struck by a vehicle.
Officers began administering life-saving measures until Bedford paramedics arrived at the scene. EMS transported him to Texas Health HEB hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office identified him as a 15-year-old male from Bedford.
The driver who struck him remained at the scene and is cooperating with investigators, Bedford police say.
The crash remains under investigation.