On Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at approximately 6:07 PM, the Forney Police Department Communications Center received several 911 calls of gunshots in the area of 231 S. FM 548, Forney, TX. Both the suspect and victim departed the area in separate vehicles. No injuries were reported.
Officers located the suspect vehicle and conducted a traffic stop at the 300 block of S. FM 548. As a result, three adults and two juveniles were detained. Subsequently, a 17-year-old Forney resident, Atravion Smith, was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.
If anyone has additional information about this or any other incident, they are encouraged to contact the Forney Police Department Criminal Investigations Division by phone at 972-564- 7600, opt #4, or by email at CID@forneytx.gov.
Information can also be submitted anonymously to the Kaufman County Crime Stoppers at 877-847-7522, or http://kaufmancountycrimestoppers.org. If that information leads to an arrest, a reward could be granted to the caller.