Teen Burglary Suspect Fatally Shot By Homeowner In Arlington

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ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Arlington police are investigating the death of a 17-year-old who was fatally shot after reportedly trying to burglarize a vehicle on French Wood Drive.

Police say officers responded to a shooting in the 3700 block of French Wood Dr. around 3:00 a.m. Sunday.

When officers arrived, they located a 17-year-old male with a gunshot wound on the street. He was taken to local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

According to initial investigation reports, the homeowner whose vehicle was being burglarized fired a shotgun at the burglary suspects after his son heard noises outside the home.

The gunshots struck the 17-year-old while a second suspect fled the scene before officers arrived.

The identity of the 17-year-old has not been released.

No arrests have been made as police continue to the investigate the incident.

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