The DeSoto Police Department is investigating the murder of a 21-year-old female that occurred last night.
Officers responded to the scene in the 1200 block of Greenbrook Drive and located a female with serious stab injuries to the “face and body.” She was transported to the hospital, but died as a result of her injuries.
Officials say the suspect in this case is the victim’s ex-boyfriend. He has been identified as 20-year-old Matthew Gonzalez. An arrest warrant was issued for him, but he was quickly apprehended in Irving.
The Lake Dallas Police Department in Denton County is investigating an overnight homicide in the 300 block of W. Swisher Road.
Police were called to a report of gunshots at the Best Western Inn and Suites, 305 Swisher Road, at 12:58AM. When emergency personnel arrived, they located a man in the parking lot with a gunshot wound.
The victim was transported to Medical City Denton, but pronounced deceased. He has been identified as a 24-year-old man.
The suspect, who police say was a guest at the hotel, was arrested on scene.
The shooting remains under investigation at this time.
The Denton Police Department and Fire Department responded to a serious multi-vehicle crash earlier this morning in the southbound lanes of I35W near FM 2449 south of Denton.
Police say a vehicle was traveling the wrong way on I35W when it collided with a southbound vehicle. The southbound vehicle overturned and came to rest on the highway. It was then struck by an 18-wheeler.
The wrong-way driver and driver of the southbound vehicle were both taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the 18-wheeler was not seriously injured.
All southbound lanes were diverted this morning while emergency responders cleared up the scene.
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The Arlington Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred Saturday night in the 400 block of Truman Street in the entertainment district of central Arlington.
Police responded to shots fired and located several shell casings in front of a house. No victims were located at the scene; however, a shooting victim showed up to a local hospital not long after the incident.
The shooting victim was airlifted from a local Arlington hospital to a hospital in Dallas with serious injuries. He underwent surgery and remains in the hospital, unknown condition.