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2 arrested after robbery leads to shots fired in Fort Worth

Fort Worth police release 2018 crime stats

In 2018, the number of Crimes Against Persons dipped 5.3 percent compared to 2017, according to the Fort Worth Police Department.
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In 2018, the number of Crimes Against Persons dipped 5.3 percent compared to 2017, according to the Fort Worth Police Department.

Two people who police say used a stolen gun to commit a robbery in early April have been arrested.

Just before 1 p.m. on April 7, police were sent to the 9000 block of Image Circle regarding a shots-fired call. A neighbor reporting hearing gunshots near her home, police said in a news release on Tuesday.

Five officers responded to the scene. After setting up a perimeter, they found the two suspects identified as Matthew Griffin, 33, and Adonis Johnson, 38, police said. They were both arrested on a charge of aggravated robbery.

Johnson was out of jail on bond on a separate aggravated robbery charge, police said.

Griffin was given a $25,000 bond and is still jailed. Johnson posted a $25,000 bond and has been released from jail, according to records.

Police found a gun on the men that was reported stolen out of Denton County, the release said.

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