FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Fort Worth Police responded to a reported officer-involved shooting in the 3000 block of N. Tarrant Wednesday afternoon.
Police said there were four officers at the scene and the officers were not hurt.
The suspect was rushed to JPS Hospital where he died.
The incident started as a domestic disturbance at a business in the area, police said.
Police said an employee’s ex-boyfriend was at the location and had threatened the employee/ex-girlfriend with a weapon.
Officers arrived and were able to locate the suspect in a vehicle.
Police said he would not comply with their orders and pulled out a gun. That’s when officers shot him.
Alex Wall, who said he witnessed the shooting, told CBS11, “They didn’t do anything that I don’t think they should have because they were telling him to get down. I know that they fired at least one warning shot in the air before anything ever happened.”