One dead after Fort Worth PD officer-involved shooting

Fort Worth police officers shot and killed a man they say hit an officer with his truck on Monday afternoon.

Police say they were responding to a narcotics complaint at a home in the 6000 block of Wheaton. When they arrived, they identified one of the people there as a man they say already had a charge of aggravated assault for trying to run over a Benbrook police officer.

As police were doing surveillance of the home, a man came out of the house, got into a pickup truck and backed out of the driveway.

A marked unit then pulled in front of him and an unmarked unit pulled in behind him.

Both officers got out of their cars and identified themselves. A male officer was wearing a uniform and was in front of the suspect, while a female officer who was wearing a jacket with police markings on it was behind the suspect's truck.

"The vehicle went into reverse and sped towards her, striking her," said Sgt. Steven Enright with the Fort Worth Police Department. "She left from the back of the pickup truck. As she was being struck at that time, the officer in front fired shots, striking and killing the driver."

Police say the female officer who was hit by the truck wasn't badly injured and was treated on scene.

FOX 4 is told that a criminal investigation and an administrative investigation are already ongoing.

As for the suspect, police have not yet released his name. Officers on scene weren't even sure if the the suspect lived at the address, and if not, they don't what he was doing there.


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