Fort Worth Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting

Woman Shot and Killed In Her Home

KRLD Saturday Morning News
October 12, 2019 - 9:58 am

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FORT WORTH (1080 KRLD)-A Fort Worth police officer shot and killed a woman inside her home early Saturday morning. Through a statement, Fort Worth Police said officers responded to neighbors' concerns about the home's doors being left open.

NBC 5 is reporting the officer's body camera captured the moments leading up to the shooting. In the video, the officer can be seen walking around the exterior of the home, shining a flashlight on the walls and windows of the property.

He then stops, points his flashlight at a window and draws his gun after seeing a person watching him from inside.

The officer points his gun at the window and yells, "put your hands up! Show me your hands," The officer appears to fire once at the window before the video cuts to black. Officers entered the home and began providing emergency medical care to the woman. She died at the scene.

Additional video reportedly appears to show a gun that was located inside a bedroom of the home.

The case will be handed over to the Tarrant County District Attorney's Law Enforcement Incident Team. The unidentified officer who has been with the department since 2018, is on administrative leave. 

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