Keaton Fox & Jeff Smith, NBC 5 News
Fort Worth police investigated three different shootings within five hours early Thursday. Two men are dead and the shooters are still at large.
Fort Worth police are investigating three apparently unrelated shooting scenes where two men were killed and a third was injured overnight Wednesday. In all cases, the shooter is at-large.
Man Found Murdered in Apartment Courtyard on Handley Drive
Fort Worth police said the death of a man found murdered in an apartment complex courtyard late Wednesday night remains a mystery Thursday morning.
Officers said there were no witnesses to the shooting at the Regency Oaks Apartments on Handley Drive. There were also no signs of a struggle and residents didn’t hear any gunshots.
Police said it was a very emotional scene when they arrived and they were concerned about other residents contaminating the crime scene. Detectives taped off the entire courtyard as concerned family members and residents watched and cried.
Police haven’t yet released the victim’s name. So far, no arrests have been made and no motive or suspects have been revealed.
Man's Body Found Behind Home on Millet Avenue
Fort Worth police said a man was found dead on the back steps of a home in the southeast part of the city early Thursday morning.
The man, who was identified by his mother as Andre Carroll, was found at about 4:30 a.m. at a home on the 3500 block of Millet Avenue.
The circumstances surrounding the shooting are unclear and remain under investigation, police said.
The shooter is still at large.
Man Shot After Opening Apartment Door
Fort Worth police said a man was shot in the leg when he opened his apartment door early Thursday morning.
The shooting happened at about 3:30 a.m. at a residence at the Casa Villa Apartments on the 6100 block of Oakway Lane.
Officers said the shooter knocked on the victim's door and when the 39-year-old man answered, he was shot in the leg with a rifle.
The man's injuries are not life-threatening, police said.
The shooter ran off and is still at large.