Two killed in three separate shootings in Fort Worth

Posted Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013  Print Reprints

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A night of gunfire left two men dead and another wounded in three shootings in east-side neighborhoods, police said Thursday.

Homicide detectives said the shootings are not related. No one has been arrested.

The shootings began shortly after 11:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Regency Oaks Apartments, 2121 Handley Drive. Responding officers found a man lying in the parking lot with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene; his identity was not immediately released.

About four hours later, patrol officers responded to a shooting call at at the Casa Villa Apartments, 6117 Oakway Lane.

A 39-year-old man was shot in the leg when he answered his door, police said. His wife called 911. The man was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital; his condition was unavailable.

About 30 minutes later, police went to 3735 Millet Ave. and found a man who had been fatally shot, police reports state.

Preliminary reports indicate that the gunman had numerous tattoos.

The Tarrant County medical examiner’s officer identified the victim as Andre Carroll, 30.

Domingo Ramirez Jr., 817-390-7763 Twitter: @mingoramirezjr