The Police NewsFort Worth, TX
Officer Involved Shooting
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 this location.
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.