Man Who Shot At Hurst Police Hospitalized In Custody After Officer Fires Again – CBS Dallas / Fort Price

HURST, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – An armed man is hospitalized and held in Hurst Police custody after being shot dead by an officer on Wednesday June 2nd.

Police said just before 5:00 p.m. they received an 911 call from a man who fired a gun at Ward 121 of the Town Center Apartments on the Hurst and North Richland Hills border next to Tarrant County College.

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The suspect was believed to be in North Richland Hills and his officers were responding.

Another caller reached the Hurst dispatcher and reported that a man was now on the Hurst side of the apartment complex breaking car windows with a gun in hand.

Hurst officers found the suspect in the parking lot west of Campus Drive.

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After an initial testimony, the suspect saw the Hurst officer and started shooting the officer with his pistol.

The officer returned fire and hit the suspect, Hurst police said.

The officer was not injured.

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The suspect was arrested and taken to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth by Hurst Fire Department Medics.

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The shooting is being investigated by the Texas Rangers.

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