Fort Worth Police

Kristin Weisell

Man Questioned After SWAT Standoff Near Lake Worth

January 11, 2019 - 5:23 am

FORT WORTH (1080 KRLD) - It took them several hours, but the Fort Worth SWAT team has arrested a man caught burglarizing a home .

At around 10:30 Thursday night, police were called to Love Circle Park near Lake Worth to check out reports of shots being fired. When they arrived the suspect was trying to break into a house.

The suspect fired at police then took off.  He was later found inside a vacant house, bolted from there while firing at police and ran into the woods.

SWAT was called in along with a DPS helicopter and the suspect was finally taken into custody just before 3:00 a.m. Friday. 

Police never returned fire and fortunately no one was hurt. 

Investigators say the suspect burglarized four houses and several vehicles and stole several firearms and cash.