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Driver shot in head during road rage incident in Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a shooting secondary to a road rage incident this evening near I35W and Rosedale Street.

At 7:06pm, Fort Worth police officers were dispatched to the 7-11 convenience store near I35W and Rosedale Street for a shooting. Officers located a driver with a gunshot wound to the head.

The victim told police he was driving northbound on I35W when a road rage incident occurred between himself and another driver. The other driver pulled out a gun and shot it into the victim’s vehicle, striking him in the head. The suspect then fled the scene in a dark colored sedan.

MedStar paramedics transported the victim to a nearby hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. His condition is reported as stable.

The incident remains under investigation.

Pedestrian killed while trying to cross Loop 12, Dallas police say

The Dallas Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred on southbound Loop 12 earlier this morning.

At 8:50am this morning, Dallas Police and Fire Rescue responded to a crash in the southbound lanes of Loop 12 near Interstate 30.

Investigators say a driver had been involved in a minor accident on the highway and had exited the vehicle. The individual attempted to cross the highway, but was struck by a passing vehicle not originally involved in the minor accident. The person died at the scene.

The driver stopped and remained at the scene.

Loop 12 has been reopened following the accident investigation.

Woman killed, child hurt in crash north of Weatherford

A 39-year-old woman was killed and a young child hurt in a crash near Weatherford.

At 7:33am, multiple agencies from Parker County and Weatherford were dispatched to the intersection of Farm to Market Road 51 and Old Agnes Road.

A preliminary investigation determined the woman attempted to turn left onto southbound FM 51 from westbound Old Springtown Road when her vehicle was t-boned by a commercial truck. She was pronounced deceased at the scene. A 10-year-old passenger was transported to a Fort Worth hospital with injuries.

The driver of the commercial truck was not hurt.

FM 51 was closed while DPS investigated the scene.

One killed, one badly hurt in crash near Denton

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash near Denton.

On Sunday afternoon at 2:59pm, emergency responders from Krum and Denton County were dispatched to a crash at Farm to Market Road 1173 and Lovers Lane Road.

Authorities say the driver of a pickup truck was traveling westbound on FM 1173 when he braked and veered into oncoming traffic to avoid a collision with stopped traffic. When he veered into the eastbound lane, he hit an SUV head-on.

The driver of the SUV was pronounced deceased at the scene. She has been identified as a 42-year-old woman from Krum.

The driver of the pickup truck was transported by ambulance to a local hospital with critical injuries. He has been identified as a 55-year-old man from Krum.

The crash remains under investigation.

Man wielding machete-style knife killed by Fort Worth police

The Fort Worth Police Department says one person has died following an officer involved shooting at a south Fort Worth neighborhood.

At 5:45pm, Fort Worth police were dispatched to a residence in the 3500 block of Wedgworth Road South after a woman called 9-1-1 to report her adult son was armed with a knife.

First-arriving officers observed the subject armed with a machete-style knife, police say. Officers gave multiple verbal commands to the suspect to drop the knife, but he refused.

The suspect presented the officers with a deadly threat, causing two officers to fire their weapons in response, striking the suspect.

Despite medical aid rendered at the scene, he was pronounced deceased.

The incident remains under investigation.

Intoxicated woman critically hurt after crashing into Dallas fire truck

Dallas police say a woman has been charged with Driving While Intoxicated after crashing into a Dallas fire truck.

At around 2:30am this morning, Dallas firefighters were working a crash on I35E near Storey Lane when a woman collided into the back of a blocker unit. Blocker units are retired fire apparatus used to block highway scenes for personnel safety.

Dallas paramedics transported the woman to a local hospital in critical condition.

No firefighters were injured.

Fort Worth police investigating double fatality crash on I-30

At 2:26am Saturday morning, emergency responders from Fort Worth FD and PD along with Medstar EMS responded to the westbound lanes of Interstate 30 near Alta Mere for a major accident.

Authorities say a motorcyclist was traveling westbound on the interstate when we struck a sedan stopped along the highway. It is unclear if the sedan was parked on the highway or on the shoulder.

Upon impact of this collision, the motorcyclist was ejected from the bike.

A woman standing outside of the sedan was struck when the motorcycle collided with the vehicle.

Both victims were pronounced deceased at the scene.

Lanes of I30 were closed for approximately five hours while FWPD investigated the crash.

Father stabs 9-year-old son to death in McKinney

The McKinney Police Department has announced Capital Murder charges against a father in the stabbing death of his 9-year-old son.

At around 4:00pm, a resident in the 400 block of Anson Court called 9-1-1 to report a neighbor had arrived home to find her son unconscious at the residence.

First-arriving officers forced entry into the home and found a man in the act of self-harm. Police subdued him before he could cause additional injury to himself. As officers searched the residence, they located the 9-year-old boy in the garage. He was pronounced deceased from multiple stab wounds.

The suspect is currently undergoing treatment for his injuries. McKinney police have identified the suspect as the victim’s father. Police say Capital Murder charges are pending against him.

Detectives say this murder was an isolated domestic incident. There is no ongoing threat to the community.

Five shot, three fatally, at north Dallas apartment complex

The Dallas Police Department responded to a shooting in the 7500 block of Lazy Acres Circle around 4:30am this morning.

When officers arrived, they located multiple gunshot wound victims in the back parking lot of the complex. Dallas paramedics transported two of the victims to local hospitals, one critical and one stable. Three victims were pronounced deceased at the scene.

Detectives say all five were at a gathering in the parking lot when the shooting took place. They don’t believe it was a random shooting.

Police have not made any arrests yet.

Dallas Police Homicide Unit is asking that anyone with information regarding this offense contact Detective Chad Murphy, #8966, with the Dallas Police Department Homicide Unit at (214) 283-4934or chad.murphy@dallascityhall.com.

Fort Worth PD investigating a death on W. Vickery Blvd

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man near the 7100 block of W. Vickery Blvd.

At 7:21am Thursday morning, Fort Worth police were initially dispatched to an auto pedestrian crash at the given location. First arriving officers located the victim approximately 30 feet off the roadway.

Accident investigators responded to the scene, but could not determine the person died from a vehicle accident. Homicide detectives were notified as well due to observed trauma on the victim’s body.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office took possession of the body and will determine cause of death for this person.

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