FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Ed McIver Junior, a man involved in a chase and shootout with Fort Worth Police in March of 2016 has been found not guilty of tampering with evidence and hindering apprehension.
The jury did find McIver Junior guilty of misdemeanor evading arrest Monday afternoon. He was sentenced to two years probation with no fine.READ MORE: NTSB Says Pilot Error To Blame For 2019 Crash At Addison Airport That Killed 10
Authorities said McIver Junior hid two guns and led police away from his father during the shootout.
McIver Junior’s father was the suspect killed during the shootout that resulted in critical injuries to Officer Matt Pearce who was shot six times.READ MORE: DFW Weather: Flash Flood, Severe Weather Risks Continue In North Texas
His father, Ed McIver is the one who shot Officer Pearce.
Pearce ultimately recovered and returned to work this year.MORE NEWS: Governor Greg Abbott Bans Mask Mandates In Texas Pubic Schools, Public Health, Cities
He testified during the trial.