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Man and woman shot while sitting in vehicle in Crowley neighborhood

The Crowley Police Department is investigating a shooting late Tuesday night that injured two people.

At 10:23pm on Tuesday, Crowley police were called to the 1100 block of Boxwood Drive for a reported shooting. Paramedics found two people, a 20-year-old man and 18-year-old woman, suffering from gunshot wounds. Both were transported to local hospitals with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities say the couple was sitting in a vehicle when two masked individuals shot them. All evidence indicates the victims and suspects are known to each other, police say.

Crowley PD believes this to be an isolated incident. There is no immediate threat to the general public.

The incident remains under investigation.

Toddler accidentally shoots, injures mother and sibling at Granbury Walmart

The Granbury Police Department has released an update regarding the accidental shooting at Walmart.

Today at 11:25am, emergency responders from Granbury Police and Fire along with Texas EMS responded to the parking lot of the Walmart at 735 W. Highway 377 for a shooting incident.

First arriving paramedics found a child and a woman with gunshot wounds.

Detectives say two children, an 18-month-old and a 2 1/2 year old, were inside a car when the 2 1/2 year old located a gun wedged between the front seat and middle console. The toddler accidentally discharged one round which struck the 18-month-old in the leg and hit the mother in the arm and chest. She was standing outside of the vehicle when the incident occurred.

A CareFlite helicopter landed near the scene and airlifted the 23-year-old mother to a Fort Worth trauma center. Her injuries are reported to be serious, but no condition has been released. The 18-month-old was transported by ambulance to a Fort Worth hospital for treatment.

The father of the children, a 26-year-old man, was also standing outside the car when the shooting occurred.

Granbury PD are investigating this incident as an accidental shooting. No charges have been filed.

Two killed in wrong-way driver crash on 287 in Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight in the southbound lanes of Highway 287 near Berry Street.

At 2:09am, emergency personnel from Fort Worth FD and PD along with Medstar EMS paramedics responded to the scene. It was reported that a wrong-way driver collided head on with another vehicle.

Impact of the collision caused both vehicles to catch fire. Both drivers were later found deceased in the vehicles. Their identities have not yet been released.

All lanes of southbound 287 were closed for most of the overnight hours while crews investigated and cleared up the scene.

Arlington firefighters working to determine cause of townhome explosion in Viridian community

Members of the Arlington Fire Department are investigating an explosion that occurred overnight at a townhome under construction in the Viridian community.

At 1:46am, Arlington police received multiple 9-1-1 calls of a loud explosion heard in north Arlington. Emergency personnel responded to the scene and located a building with severe damage and active fire near the 4100 block of Viridian Village Drive.

Arlington firefighters were able to contain the fire to the original building. Surrounding townhomes received damage from the blast.

Authorities indicate there are no known life-threatening injuries. The townhome was under construction and unoccupied at the time of the explosion.

The scene is still active as investigators work to determine the cause.

Thanks to @thecitycoop on Twitter for tweeting us this image after the explosion.

Fort Worth police arrest robbery suspect after standoff at 7-11

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred on New Year’s Eve at a 7-11 north of downtown.

At 8:37pm, Fort Worth police were dispatched to a robbery at the 7-11 on Yucca Avenue at the Interstate 35W service road. Initial unconfirmed reports indicated a man with a knife was pushing people around and actively robbing the store.

When officers arrived, they determined the suspect was still inside the store. SWAT was called to assist with apprehension of the perpetrator.

The suspect was later arrested without incident.

Robbery detectives are investigating the incident.

Body of woman found in submerged vehicle after she intentionally drove into water, officials say

The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating the death of a woman who intentionally drove into a pond.

At 12:54pm, Fort Worth police officers responded to an overdose of an adult woman at a house in the 700 block of Granite Ridge Drive. A crisis intervention team responded to assist with the situation.

Officers arrived on scene and were informed that the female had left in a vehicle. They immediately began canvassing the area in an attempt to locate her. The woman and her vehicle were spotted sitting along the shoreline of a small pond in the neighborhood.

Once the woman spotted officers, she purposely drove her vehicle off a ravine and down into a body of water.

At least three Fort Worth officers shed their gear and jumped into the water to save her from the sinking vehicle, but their efforts were unsuccessful. Two civilians in a private boat also jumped in to help.

Numerous Fort Worth FD firefighters and dive rescue teams were called to assist with the water rescue. CareFlite was called to the scene, but later disregarded before they landed.

The situation transitioned into a recovery operation. A heavy duty wrecker was called to the scene and removed the submerged vehicle. The woman’s body was located inside.

Fort Worth PD continues to investigate this incident.

Banner photo courtesy Smash da Topic.

Driver killed after 18-wheeler hits vehicle on I35E in Lewisville

The Lewisville Police Department is investigating a fatality accident that occurred overnight along Interstate 35E.

At around 1:45am, an 18-wheeler rear-ended a vehicle that was stopped on the southbound side of the highway near Business 121.

Lewisville Fire/EMS responded to provide medical assistance to the driver of the vehicle. He was initially talking to paramedics immediately following the crash, but later died at the hospital due to injuries sustained in the collision. He has been identified as a 81-year-old man from Fort Worth.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was not seriously injured.

Impact of the collision caused the 18-wheeler’s saddle tank to rupture and spill diesel all over the highway. Lanes were closed while firefighters cleaned up the spill. All lanes were reopened around 8:00am.

The accident remains under investigation by Lewisville police.

Man shot multiple times at Lewisville bar

The Lewisville Police Department is investigating an overnight shooting that seriously injured a 35-year-old man.

At 1:55am, Lewisville and Carrollton police officers responded to the Chill Bar & Grill at 2513 I35E Frontage Road for a fight in progress. Officers arrived on the scene and immediately broke up the fight in an attempt to deescalate the situation.

As officers were breaking up the fight, they located a 35-year-old man who had been shot multiple times. He was transported by Lewisville paramedics to Medical City Lewisville with life-threatening injuries. He died at the hospital.

Witnesses told detectives that a suspect fled the scene in a silver vehicle. No other description has been provided.

Lewisville PD are actively investigating this incident.

Garbage man killed in tragic accident in Grapevine neighborhood

The Grapevine Police Department is investigating the death of a garbage pickup man.

On Tuesday around 2:30pm, emergency responders from Grapevine FD/EMS and PD along with Colleyville PD responded to an incident in the 4100 block of Cedar Drive.

Officials say a Republic garbage collection truck had broken down in the neighborhood. A mechanic was called out to troubleshoot and make repairs on the truck. While the mechanic was inside the cab of the truck, he moved the hydraulic arm and seriously injured one of the garbage collectors. The mechanic stepped outside of the cab and saw the man laying on the ground with severe injuries.

A Colleyville police officer was first on the scene and began rendering life-saving efforts on the man. Additional officers and paramedics responded and provided CPR, but he was pronounced deceased on the scene several minutes later.

The worker has been identified as a 56-year-old man from Haltom City. He was an employee with Republic Garbage.

Grapevine PD is investigating the incident. No charges have been filed at this time.

Woman airlifted to hospital following crash near Haslet

A woman was airlifted to a Fort Worth hospital following a two-vehicle crash on Highway 287 earlier this afternoon.

At 3:23pm, Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office, Haslet Fire Rescue, and Eagle Mountain EMS responded to a crash along southbound Highway 287 near the Tarrant and Wise county line.

Emergency personnel reported two vehicles involved with major damage. A CareFlite helicopter was called to the scene and airlifted an adult woman to a local hospital with injuries. Her condition has not yet been disclosed.

Authorities say a driver lost control and hit another vehicle head-on. A total of three people were injured in the collision.

No arrests have been made and there is no evidence of a crime, according to Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office.

Southbound lanes of Highway 287 were temporarily closed for a landing zone, but have since been reopened.

Thanks to Michael Beard for the scene photo.

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