Gunshot Victim Left At Hospital, Police Search For Answers - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Gunshot Victim Left At Hospital, Police Search For Answers



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    Police are investigating the mysterious circumstances surrounding a gunshot victim who was left at a hospital in North Richland Hills Saturday morning.

    At 12:45 a.m., 911 took a call from someone looking for the closest emergency room for a person who was shot. The caller then took the victim to the ER located on Airport Freeway at Hurst Town Center Drive where they left them.

    Later, officers located the vehicle that transported the victim at Pipeline Road and East Loop 820, where it had crashed.

    Investigators found that the shooting had allegedly taken place on the 7900 block of Maplewood Avenue in North Richland Hills, but the reason for the shooting was unknown.

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    The victim is a 32-year-old black male who was transported to a downtown Fort Worth hospital for treatment. He was expected to be OK.

    This incident still under investigation at this time.

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