Just over an hour into the new year, Arlington homicide detectives were handed their first case of 2020.
Police were called at about 1 a.m. to The Preserve at Turtle Creek Apartments on Streambed Court, near Brown Boulevard and Texas 360, and arrived to find a man in his apartment suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The man was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
While the motive in the shooting has not yet been confirmed, investigators said the 29-year-old man may have been involved in a "high-risk activity." The victim's identity will be released once his family has been notified of his death.
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Meanwhile, Arlington police said investigators are canvassing the area in search of witnesses and surveillance video. Anyone with information is asked to contact Homicide Investigator Julia Hall at 817-459-5325. Tipsters can also remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward by contacting Tarrant County Crime Stoppers at 817.469.TIPS. Report # 2020-00010121