Denton police have released this sketch of the man who shot and injured a man after knocking on his front door.
Denton police have released a sketch of the shooter that injured a man on his porch after knocking on his front door.
Investigators said the man knocked on the door of the home in the 600 block of Cordell Street and asked for help with a disabled vehicle late Thursday night. When the victim, whom family and neighbors identified to NBC 5 as Jose Sanchez, stepped outside, he was shot.
The shooter then fled the area, police said.
Sanchez's daughter called 911 at about 10:45 p.m. to report the shooting.
The victim's brother-in-law, Claro Torres, said he does not believe the shooting was random. He told NBC 5 on Friday that his niece said the man specifically asked for her father. Torres said he did not know why his brother-in-law was shot, saying Sanchez does not have any enemies.
Police have not confirmed details of the shooting. The victim is being treated a Fort Worth hospital.
Denton police described the shooter as a Hispanic man who was approximately 18 to 20 years old and 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 11 inches tall. His build is thin but toned, and he has short dark hair, possibly a buzz cut. He was clean-shaven and wore a "snap back" flat-billed ball cap that was black on top with a logo and a blue bill, a baby-blue tank top, black shorts and black shoes. The man spoke in Spanish.
Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Detective Keith Smith at 940-349-7912 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.