Fort Worth Police Shoot Georgia Sex Assault Suspect

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A man wanted in connection to a sexual assault of a child case in Georgia is dead after barricading himself in a Fort Worth house Tuesday night.

The unidentified suspect was shot after pointing a gun at officers at a house in the 2000 block of Williams Place near Northeast 28th Street between Sylvania Avenue and Beech Street.

Fort Worth officers were called in to assist the U.S. Marshal’s Task Force with arresting the man, wanted in Georgia for Sexual Assault of a Child and Enticing a Child. When the man barricaded himself in the home the Fort Worth SWAT team was called in.

Around 7:30 Tuesday the man walked out of the back of the house armed, that’s when he was shot by the officers.

The case is still under investigation.


One Comment

  1. JP says:

    Did y’all see the other story about the Dallas man the grand jury didn’t indict for shooting the cops? The cops said they did the right thing in keeping the man in jail until the grand jury acted because he shot cops in self defense. In this case then, the cop who shot the criminal should be held in jail until a grand jury acts. I know, the child sexual assault guy needed shooting, that’s not my point. My point is how cops can try to murder a man and the victim goes to jail.

    1. Joe Patone says:

      Shut up, liberal.

  2. Bill says:

    Only knowing what the article gave. When an officer has a gun pointed at them, how long should they attempt to negotiate?
    It should be obvious that when a gun is pointed at an officer , or for that matter any person, self-defense takes over.
    If the facts prove different, then handle the matter, until then praise the officers that put their lives on the line each day of their life, so that we can feel somewhat secure in our daily activities.

  3. Joe Patone says:

    Good riddance, pervert. Hopefully, the slug entered the groin area, and then ricocheted off the pelvic bone and struck the femoral artery, allowing said pervert to bleed out.

  4. Tammy says:

    This happened right across the street from my house. It was very unnerving to know that someone of that caliber was living there, especially since there is an elementary school one block down, and on my morning walks, I have walked past that house many times. We were in our home and never knew anything was going on until we heard the shots. We were told that the police had closed off the street about 30 minutes before the shorts were fired. So I do believe they tried to end this peacefully, but yes, when a gun is pointed at you, you should defend yourself. Walking to the front door and seeing all of the police cars, and a couple of officers standing across the street with rifles was not how I wanted to end my day, but from what we could see, it was handled in the best way it could have been handled.

  5. catfish says:

    i think that everyone needs to keep there comments to themselfs and not judge till the cold hard facts are proven he was never a registerd offender he as accused of something that he had no controll over

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