NORTH RICHLAND HILLS (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in North Richland Hills say a shoplifting suspect was struck by a vehicle and killed on NE Loop 820 Sunday as he was fleeing from officers.
Officers responded to a shoplifting call at a Walmart in the 6400 block of NE Loop 820 at around 5:00 p.m. Police say the male suspect attempted to hide in the parking lot when officers arrived at the scene.READ MORE: Man Rushed To Hospital In Serious Condition After Contact With Downed Power Lines In Fort Worth
According to police, the suspect fled towards the access road of NE Loop 820 where he resisted officers. As the suspect fled and attempted to cross the road, he was struck by a vehicle.READ MORE: NTSB Says Texas Tesla Owner Got Into Driver's Seat Before Deadly Crash Last Month
Officers began to administer CPR until paramedics arrived at the scene. The man was transported to John Peter Smith hospital where he died from his injuries.MORE NEWS: Biden Administration Reverses Trump Policy, Restores Transgender Health Protections
There were no other injuries during the incident. The identity of the suspect has not been released.