Tuesday, March 14, 2023, at 7:39 p.m., the Fort Worth Police Department
(FWPD) received a 911 call from a woman who was reporting that her
husband was suicidal and that he was armed with a gun while threatening
her and refusing to leave their residence.
Division Patrol Officers were dispatched to the residence located in
the 5600 block of Wedgworth Road and arrived on scene at 7:45 p.m. The
officers observed the suspect sitting on the front porch of the
residence armed with a handgun. The officers attempted to speak with the
suspect and told him to put his weapon down, but he refused to comply.
During this encounter, the man presented officers with a deadly threat
which resulted in three officers firing their handguns in response,
striking the suspect.
provided medical aid to the suspect, and he was transported to a local
area hospital for treatment. The suspect is currently listed in stable
A weapon was located in the immediate area where the suspect was taken into custody.
This information is preliminary as the investigation is ongoing.
Major Case Unit and the Internal Affairs Unit responded to the scene
and are conducting investigations. The Tarrant County District
Attorney’s office also responded to the scene.
The Crisis Intervention Team was also enroute to the dispatched call, but this event occurred prior to their arrival on scene.