Arlington Police Ask for Public's Help After Deadly Shooting

The police are looking for the suspect

Arlington police department police car
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Arlington police are asking for the public's help to gather information after one person was shot and killed Saturday morning.

Officers responded about 10:18 a.m. to a shooting victim inside a vehicle in the 1800 block of Carriage House Circle. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead, according to police.

Detectives determined that the shooting actually occurred in the 700 block of Washington Drive at an apartment community.

The victim was identified as Anthony Porter Jr., 20, by the Tarrant County medical examiner's office.

According to Arlington police, investigators believe a group of four people, including Porter, came to the location to meet with another individual. The suspect fired a weapon at the initial group of individuals that arrived at the location as they were inside the vehicle.

Arlington police said it is believed Porter was struck while in the back seat as they drove away to another location to get medical assistance.

Police said the suspect fled the scene before officers arrived.

Arlington police said detectives are working to identify the suspect along with all witnesses and other evidence that may be present at the scene.

Officers also located illicit drugs in conjunction with the incident.

The police are asking anyone with information to contact Detective Frank King at 817-459-5637.

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