On May 13, 2023 at approximately
7:18pm, officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance call located
at the 2900 block of NW 21st St.
Initial details stated there was a subject acting erratically at this location and was armed with a handgun.
Officers began arriving at
approximately 7:23pm and persuaded the subject’s wife to come out of
the residence. While on scene, they began to hear gunshots coming from
inside this residence.
Officers set up a
perimeter, notified SWAT and the Crisis Intervention Team, and attempted
multiple times to contact the subject who was firing a gun from inside
Eventually, the subject emerged from the residence armed with a handgun and presented a deadly threat towards the officers.
Several officers fired
their weapons, striking the subject. Officers provided medical
treatment to the subject. and he was transported to a local hospital
where he was pronounced deceased at 9:17pm.
No officers nor other persons were injured during this incident. A handgun was recovered from the scene.
Please keep in mind that this investigation is still on-going as we continue to gather additional information.
The FWPD Major Case unit,
Internal Affairs, and investigators from the Tarrant County District
Attorney’s Office responded to the scene and will be conducting their
investigation which is standard procedure.