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Shooting reported in Las Vegas Trail area of Fort Worth

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Police are investigating a shooting in the 2800 block of Las Vegas Trail in west Fort Worth.

A man called police at 11:05 a.m. and said he had been shot while at the Sierra Vista Apartment Complex, according to police.

Neighbors also called in and said that they heard gunshots from an apartment during a verbal altercation, police said.

At least five shots were fired, according to preliminary police reports.

Police said the victim suffered two gunshot wounds to the leg and was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital. The victim was expected to survive, police said.

Police said they do not have any information concerning the shooter and that the wounded man was being uncooperative. Police on the scene did not provide any other details.

This is a developing story. Check back for details.

Star-Telegram breaking news reporter Domingo Ramirez Jr. has been in journalism for more than 35 years. It’s the job he has loved from day one.


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