Late last night around 10:45PM, DPS troopers attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation off Elsie Faye Higgins Street. The vehicle did not stop, and officers followed into an area of south Dallas near the 4200 block of Jamaica Street.
The vehicle pulled into a driveway and a suspect emerged from the vehicle. As troopers approached, the suspect pulled a handgun. The troopers fired their weapons, striking the suspect.
The troopers rendered first aid and called for DFR. The suspect was transported to the hospital, but died as a result of his injuries.
No troopers were injured. Officers recovered the suspect’s weapon and the investigation is ongoing.
Fort Worth Police, Fire, and MedStar EMS were all dispatched to a major accident early this morning just after 2:30AM at S. Riverside Drive and Glen Eden Drive.
Multiple ambulances were called to the scene for multiple patients.
When officers arrived onto the scene, they located two people deceased at the crash site. Three others were also injured, some with potentially critical injuries. All three were transported to the hospital.
All the injured persons were in one vehicle. The department’s Air-1 helicopter responded to canvas the area.
Grapevine Battalion 1 is on scene with heavy fire showing from a house near the 1200 block of Hilltop Drive. Engine 1, Engine 2, Engine 3, Engine 4, Medic 2, Medic 3, Medic 5, Quint 5 all assigned to the fire. Reports indicate a propane grill fully involved that has caught the house. Working to attack the fire at this time.
A major traffic alert for motorists traveling through the Arlington and Grand Prairie areas this evening.
All eastbound and westbound lanes of I20 are forced to exit onto 360 due to an ongoing police incident. We are told it may be a possible jumper, but since APD and GPPD are encrypted we cannot confirm that at this time.
Police do confirm there is a pedestrian on the bridge over the highway.
As of 10:30PM, TxDOT also reports all westbound lanes of I20 are closed at this time. Southbound lanes are also closed due to this incident.
Avoid the area.
Update – Police say eastbound I20 has been reopened. Westbound I20 and northbound 360 ramp from I20 remain closed.
At around 9:00AM this morning, Hood County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the 2700 block of Casa Del Sur Court in regards to a 3-year-old female found floating on a boat by herself.
Reports indicate a father and his 3-year-old daughter launched a boat into the water last night around 5PM at the Granbury City Beach boat ramp. The 32-year-old father is missing and agencies are actively searching for him.
DPS aircraft are also assisting in the search.
If you have any information, please contact the Hood County Sheriff’s Office at 817-579-3307.