Man Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting in Fort Worth

Sunday, Feb 10, 2013  |  Updated 8:08 AM CDT
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One man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in the 3100 block of N. Pecan Street in Fort Worth Saturday night.

NBC 5 News

One man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in the 3100 block of N. Pecan Street in Fort Worth Saturday night.

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Fort Worth police are investigating an officer-involved shooting Saturday night that left one man dead.

Police said that at about 10:15 p.m. officers were called to a shooting in the 3100 block of N. Pecan Street north of downtown Fort Worth. A shooting victim was taken to a local hospital, there's no word on the victim's condition.

Minutes later police tracked down a vehicle matching the description on Pecan Street in the shooting not far from the scene.

Officers approached the car on foot and confronted a man in the car, police said the driver sped toward officers. Fort Worth police said, fearing for their safety and believing an officer had been hit by the car, the other officers shot at the car hitting and killing the driver.

All of the officers involved in the shooting have been placed on routine administrative leave pending an internal investigation, according to Fort Worth police.

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