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Update: Fort Worth man fatally shot in Como neighborhood Tuesday night

Man shot and killed on a Como street Tuesday evening

A 911 caller said someone was pursuing and shooting at the victim in the 5600 block of Wellesley Avenue about 8 p.m. The victim, possibly named Joe Johnson, was pronounced dead at John Peter Smith Hospital.
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A 911 caller said someone was pursuing and shooting at the victim in the 5600 block of Wellesley Avenue about 8 p.m. The victim, possibly named Joe Johnson, was pronounced dead at John Peter Smith Hospital.

A 44-year-old Fort Worth man died at the hospital Tuesday night after a shooting in Fort Worth’s Como neighborhood, according to officials.

Police were called at 8 p.m. Tuesday to the 5600 block of Wellesley Avenue and found the victim lying on the ground with an apparent gunshot wound, according to a Fort Worth Police Department news release.

Joe Johnson died at John Peter Smith Hospital at 8:35 p.m., according to the Tarrant County medical examiner.

A 911 caller said someone was chasing and shooting at the victim, according to the online police call sheet. No information was available about the suspect(s), and homicide detectives were investigating Wednesday morning, according to the news release.

Mark David Smith: 817-390-7808, @MarkSmith_FWST

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