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Fort Worth Police Fatally Shoot Man Barricaded In Home

June 02, 2019 - 11:32 am

FORT WORTH (1080 KRLD) - Fort Worth Police have fatally shot a suspect who investigators say pointed a weapon at officers before barricading himself inside a home.

The shooting happened Saturday night as officers responded to a domestic disturbance call.

Tactical officers tried to negotiate with the barricaded suspect. Police say moments later the man came out of the home and again threatened officers. One officer shot the suspect, who died at the scene.

The suspect's name has not been released. No officers were hurt. The officer who opened fire has been put on administrative leave amid a review of the fatal shooting.