BULLET GRAZES CHILD IN EULESS ROAD RAGE SHOOTING
A bullet grazed a 7-year-old boy during a road rage shooting in the 400 block of Milam Dr. at about 3:34, Euless police said. Police said two teenage boys driving an older brown Cadillac shot into a man's vehicle after becoming angered when he did not move out of their way fast enough. The bullet passed through the rear driver’s side door and grazed his son who was seated in the back seat.
MCKINNEY POLICE INVESTIGATE 2 SHOOTING REPORTS
McKinney police say a pair of 911 calls about a shooting came from the same neighborhood about apparently the same incident. Police say both emergency calls were received shortly after 6:30 a.m. Thursday.(KXAS) DALLAS MAN SENTENCED FOR COMMITTING ARMORED CAR ROBBERY
Freddy Lee Foots, 51, of Dallas, was sentenced today to over 29 years in federal prison and $1,349,212.90 restitution. He was also required to forfeit a 2005 Mercedes-Benz vehicle he purchased with the proceeds of the offense. A federal jury convicted Foots of committing an armored car robbery on Sept. 5, 2007. (U.S. Dept. Of Justice)
PERSON SHOT, KILLED AT PLANO APARTMENT
One person was shot and killed Thursday at an apartment complex in the 700 block of Legacy Drive in Plano. It is not yet known what prompted the shooting and the victim's name has not yet been released. Plano police said two people were arrested at a different location in connection with the shooting.
MAN HIT AND DRAGGED THREE BLOCKS
Fort Worth police continue to investigate the death of a man who was hit and dragged three blocks overnight.Police say the man stepped into traffic and was hit in the 700 block of Northwest 25th St. (KXAS)
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FORT WORTH MAN SHOT IN THE LEG AFTER SEEING RED DOT FOLLOW HIM
The man told police he saw a red dot following him as he walked through an apartment complex and figured it was a child’s laser toy. Until he heard the gunshot — and felt the pain his leg. (Star-Telegram)
BURGLARY SUSPECT CAUGHT AFTER RESIDENT CHASES HIM OUT OF HER HOUSE
A man believed to have burglarized several homes in Plano, was taken into custody after a resident and her dogs chased him out of her house. It happened in the 800 block of Grand Teton. (Plano Star-Courier)
FORT WORTH POLICE ASK FOR HELP IN FATAL HIT-AND-RUN
Police asked for the public’s help Wednesday in trying to find the driver of a car that fatally struck a man on a Fort Worth freeway last week. Michael Velmer, 59, of Fort Worth, was found lying on eastbound I-30 at the Bryant Irvin Boulevard exit ramp by a passerby. (Star-Telegram)
CHARGES DROPPED IN FRISCO MURDER-FOR-HIRE CASE
Charges were dropped Wednesday against the alleged hitman in a foiled Frisco murder-for-hire case. Terry Burrus, 46, was scheduled to stand trial next month on charges of conspiracy to commit capital murder. Police said Burrus was hired by Leslie Herlehy in July 2007 to kill her estranged husband, Kevin Herlehy, for $2,500. Instead, Burrus contacted Mr. Herlehy, told him about the plot and offered to implicate Ms. Herlehy for $8,000, records show. (Dallas Morning News)
WATAUGA HOMEOWNER LOST ARM IN STRUGGLE WITH BURGLAR
Brian Moore heard someone breaking into his trailer as it was parked in his driveway early Wednesday.The 42-year-old homeowner told his wife to call 911 and walked out of his house armed with a shotgun to confront the burglar. Moore lost an arm after being shot and stabbed several times when he struggled with the burglar, police said. (Star-Telegram)
INTRUDER KILLED IN ARLINGTON BREAK-IN IDENTIFIED
An intruder killed Monday night after he got into a shootout with a homeowner was identified as 32-year-old Cedric Phillips of Arlington. (Star-Telegram)
REWARD OFFERED IN CEDAR HILL MURDER
Schepps Dairy is offering a $10,000 reward in connection with the murder of 67-year-old Dorothy Reiter. The Cedar Hill woman was stabbed to death October 28 near her home in the 600 block of Lemon in Cedar Hill. Officers say she was on her morning walk when the attack occurred.