Fort Worth

Man killed, woman injured in Fort Worth wreck

A vehicle flipped over several times on U.S. 287 Business Route, killing person and injuring another Saturday afternoon, police said.

The vehicle, a custom car low to the ground, was heading south at 9800 Saginaw Blvd. when a second vehicle entered the roadway and struck the car in the passenger door.

The first car skidded sideways and flipped three to four times, ejecting a man and a woman, Fort Worth police Sgt. Steve Enright said. The man died at the scene, and the woman was taken to a hospital with minor injuries, Enright said.

The man had not been identified.

The driver of the other vehicle was treated at the scene.

— Dustin L. Dangli

Officer shoots suspect who threatened him with a rock

A man in his 30s was shot by a police officer Friday after he ran toward the officer with a rock, a police spokesman said.

The man, a suspect in a domestic violence dispute, is expected to make a full recovery at a hospital, Grand Prairie police spokesman Mark Beseda said.

The suspect was ordered by the officer to drop the rock, and when he did not the officer fired his handgun to keep the suspect from striking him, Beseda said.

The officer was working off-duty near the 1800 block of Southwest 14th Street when he got a call at about 6:20 p.m. that there were people fighting and in possession of weapons, Beseda said.

The officer was patrolling near Bill Arnold Middle School, according to a report by WFAA News.

The officer found the men fighting and ordered them to drop their weapons. Two men carrying pipes did as the officer ordered, but the man with the rock did not, Beseda said.

Investigators determined that the suspect had attacked a woman with a large rock before the officer arrived, Beseda said.

— Mitch Mitchell