Crime

Man dropped off at ER after North Richland Hills shooting

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.

A 32-year-old man was dropped off at a hospital early Saturday morning following an apparent shooting in North Richland Hills, police said.

He did not have injuries that were considered life-threatening, police said. An update on the condition of the victim wasn’t immediately available Saturday. Police hadn’t announced any charges as of Saturday evening.

A person had reportedly called 911 around 12:45 a.m., looking for the closest emergency room for a shooting victim. The caller took the victim to a standalone ER at the intersection of Airport Freeway and Hurst Town Center Drive, where they left the victim, police said.

An initial investigation revealed the shooting allegedly took place in the 7900 block of Maplewood Avenue in North Richland Hills, police said.

Police later located the vehicle that had transported the victim at Pipeline Road and Loop 820 East, where it had crashed. The person who called 911 was reportedly at the scene.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting were unclear, police said.

An investigation into the shooting was ongoing, and police said there was no danger to the public.

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