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Double Fatal Shooting in East Fort Worth Leaves Two Dead

At 11:33 p.m. on Thursday, July 4, 2024, Fort Worth officers responded to a shooting incident in East Fort Worth at the intersection of Castleman St. and Wiman Dr. They discovered two victims at the scene: one female with a gunshot wound and a second victim who had suffered a medical emergency. Despite medical intervention, both victims succumbed to their injuries after being transported to a nearby hospital.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner identified the deceased male victim as 26-year-old Marcus Martin Jr. from San Diego, California, who sustained a gunshot wound to the back. Two additional victims sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds and were also transported to local hospitals for treatment.

The shooting occurred following a gathering of approximately 200-300 individuals on Castleman St., where fireworks were reportedly being discharged toward nearby residences. Detectives are investigating multiple suspects believed to be responsible for firing shots during the incident. Authorities are urging anyone with information to contact Tarrant County CrimeStoppers anonymously at 817-469-TIPS (8477) or through their website at

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