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Southlake, Texas News

Man Killed by Southlake Police Connected to North Richland Hills Murder

On October 17, at around 12:30 pm, North Richland Police officers were dispatched to a gunshot wound victim outside an apartment complex in the 1600 block of Weyland Drive.

When officers arrived, they found a 26-year-old man deceased on the scene. Eyewitnesses observed the suspect flee the scene in a dark gray colored sedan.

Detectives with the North Richland Hills PD and surrounding agencies quickly identified a person of interest in the homicide. North Richland Hills police identified the person of interest as a 28-year-old man.

Officers tracked down the person of interest in Southlake and requested help from Southlake Police.

Southlake police officers responded and attempted a traffic stop on the person of interest's vehicle.  The vehicle came to a stop on the 1200 block of the eastbound service road of Highway 114.  A male exited the vehicle and pointed a gun at the uniformed officers.

Four Southlake officers then discharged their firearms, striking the suspect.  The officers administered first aid until paramedics arrived.  The suspect was transported to the hopsital where he succumbed to his injuries. 

The suspect's handgun was located at the scene and no officers were injured.  At the request of Southlake Police, the investigation will be conducted by the Texas Rangers. 

Multiple law enforcement agencies are working the homicide in North Richland Hills and subsequent officer involved shooting in Southlake. 



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