Reading Time: < 1 minute

FORT WORTH, Texas — A man shot himself after running away from officers and shooting at them during the pursuit, according to Fort Worth police.

The Fort Worth Police Department said officers responded to a burglary alarm call at approximately 9:10 p.m. Tuesday in the 700 block of North Beach Street. When officers got to the scene, they found a man deemed a possible suspect at the business at 9:12 p.m. The man ran away from officers, headed northbound on Beach Street, and fired a handgun multiple times at the officers, police said. 

The officers returned fire at the man, according to Fort Worth police. 

The man fell on an embankment along the Highway 121 frontage road, and the man shot himself in the head, police said. According to FWPD, officers immediately rendered medical aid, and the man was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The man’s identity has not been released, pending notification of next of kin.

Source link