The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating two shootings that occurred late Saturday night and overnight Sunday.
At around 10:31pm last night, Fort Worth PD were dispatched to a shooting at 1525 E. Berry Street. Two men had gotten into a fight at the Texaco when one pulled out a gun and shot the other. The suspect fled the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital and pronounced deceased. He has been identified as a 30-year-old man from Fort Worth.
A few hours later, at 12:51am, Fort Worth PD were called to another shooting at 2108 E. Lancaster Avenue. Police believe two men got into an argument and one shot the other. The shooter fled the scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital and pronounced deceased. He has not been identified.
Police are investigating both of these homicides.
The Flower Mound Police Department and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Division are continuing to search for the body of a 63-year-old man who went underway while helping another swimmer.
According to police, a group of several people rented a boat at Grapevine Lake. Some of the individuals decided to swim near the boat along the north shore of the lake (Twin Cove Park area). None were wearing life-jackets.
One of the swimmers began to drift away from the boat and panicked. The victim, a 63-year-old man, jumped into the water and swam out to bring the panicked swimmer closer to the boat. Both the victim and the panicked swimmer continued to drift farther from the boat, likely due to excessive high winds pushing the boat away.
Those on board the boat navigated it back in the direction of the two swimmers, but the man had already gone under. They were able to rescue the panicked swimmer and call 9-1-1.
Water rescue teams from Flower Mound FD, TPWD, and Grapevine FD all responded to the scene. They searched for most of the afternoon on Saturday, but were unsuccessful in finding the victim. As of 2:30pm Sunday, the search continues.
“We ask that everyone always wear a life jacket when on the water,” said the Flower Mound Fire Department.
The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating an incident this morning near the 12200 block of Camp Bowie W Blvd near Linkcrest Drive where two people were shot.
Earlier this morning, Fort Worth police were notified of two people who arrived at JPS Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. Officers learned the incident occurred near the intersection given above. They responded to the area and located the crime scene.
Detectives say there was an altercation between two vehicles in the intersection. The altercation escalated to a shooting, injuring the two individuals. A third vehicle drove both individuals to JPS Hospital.
At this time, it has not been released if the altercation was a result of road rage.
The suspects are still unknown.
FWPD’s Gun Violence unit is investigating the incident.
The Dallas Police Department is investigating another incident of road rage that turned into a violent crime.
At around 10:15pm last night, two drivers were involved in a road rage incident near the intersection of Great Trinity Forest Way and Murdock Road.
One of the drivers fired a single shot into the other vehicle, hitting the driver’s pregnant girlfriend. She was rushed to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries.
Police say the baby was delivered and is doing well. The woman is currently in critical condition.
The driver who fired the shot fled the scene. Police are searching for him.
If you have any information regarding this crime, contact the Dallas Police Department.
The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatality accident involving a motorcycle along Interstate 20 during the overnight hours.
Just after 2:00am, Dallas County sheriffs deputies and Dallas Fire Rescue paramedics were called to the scene along Interstate 20 near Cedar Ridge Drive.
A motorcyclist was involved in a crash and was hit by at least one other vehicle, according to reports. DFR paramedics pronounced him deceased on the scene. He has been identified as a 44-year-old man.
Lanes of the highway were closed while police investigated the scene.
The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a shooting secondary to a road rage incident along the northbound lanes of Interstate 35W near Heritage Trace Parkway this afternoon.
At 2:56pm, Fort Worth police officers were dispatched to a shooting after 9-1-1 calls reported someone had been shot on the freeway. Emergency responders arrived to find one person shot multiple times. Paramedics called for a CareFlite helicopter to airlift the critically injured motorcyclist to a trauma center.
Investigators say the shooting occurred after a road rage incident between the motorcyclist and a vehicle.
An eyewitness who posted their account on DFW Scanner, stating a man got out of the vehicle and fired multiple shots at the motorcyclist. The car sped off in the grass beside the highway, but police say that driver is currently cooperating with investigators.
Fort Worth PD say the Gun Violence division is investigating this incident.
Thanks to Michael Beard for the scene photo.
The Arlington Police Department is investigating the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old outside the popular summer attraction Hurricane Harbor.
At approximately 7:03pm this evening, an off-duty Arlington police officer working a security assignment at the water park heard the sound of car horns coming from the parking lot. He noticed a group of 6-8 individuals involved in a fight and ran over to break it up. As the officer approached the group, someone fired a gun and injured one young male teen.
Arlington EMS was called to the scene and transported the 16-year-old male to a local hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
Officers detained multiple individuals at the scene, but have not arrested anyone for the crime. Investigators are working to determine who is at fault.
Anyone who witnessed this incident is asked to contact Arlington PD Detective Simmons at 817-459-5735.
The Dallas Police Department is investigating a shootout that led to a total of eight (8) people injured overnight at a banquet hall in the Old East Dallas area near Deep Ellum.
Two separate groups of people were having celebrations at the Salon Para Fiestas banquet hall when an argument between both parties erupted, leading to a fight. The parties were separated, but shots were exchanged shortly thereafter.
As a result, eight people celebrating at the parties were injured, including a 15-year-old and 10-year-old. One victim had to undergo surgery for their wound. All other injuries are reported to be non-life-threatening.
There has been no official arrest at this time. Police are still investigating the scene.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident involving a motorcycle that occurred early this morning along Farmer Road (FM 3325) at White Settlement Road.
Officials say the driver of a pickup truck was turning left onto Farmer Road from White Settlement Road when he failed to yield the right of way to a motorcyclist traveling southbound on Farmer Road. This caused a collision between the motorcyclist and the pickup truck.
Parker County ESD #1 firefighters and LifeCare EMS all responded to the scene. The motorcyclist was pronounced deceased on scene by paramedics. He has been identified as a 62-year-old man from Azle.
The driver of the pickup truck, a 57-year-old man from Willow Park, was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. He was treated and released from the hospital.
Farmer Road was closed for much of the morning while police investigated the scene. All lanes have been reopened.
The Dallas Police Department is investigating the fatal stabbing of a young girl at a southeast Dallas home this afternoon.
Multiple Dallas police officers were called to the 2900 block of Frazier Street just before 2:00pm after a 9-1-1 caller reported a woman had stabbed two children.
A witness, who lives at the house where the crime happened, ran to get a neighbor after the stabbing occurred. The neighbor subdued the woman, and then drove the injured 6-year-old little girl to a nearby fire station. She was transported by Dallas paramedics to a local hospital, but pronounced deceased.
A male juvenile was also stabbed by the woman. He was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.
Dallas officers have arrested the woman at fault, but have not stated her relationship to the children. She is being questioned at Dallas Police Headquarters.
Thanks to Smash da Topic for the scene photo.