Crime

Man walks into hospital with gunshot wound after shots fired in west Fort Worth

A man walked into John Peter Smith Hospital on Thursday night with a gunshot wound to the leg following a reported shooting in west Fort Worth, police said.

He’s reportedly not cooperating with police.

Officers responded around 10 p.m. to a shooting call in the 2800 block of Las Vegas Trail, police said. They found a shell casing at the scene and saw property damage to two apartments, but couldn’t locate a victim.

Staff at John Peter Smith Hospital notified police a gunshot victim had come to the emergency room, police said, and it was possibly related to the shooting call.

Officers came to the hospital and found the man with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg, police said.

Police couldn’t definitively determine the connection between the man and the reported shooting, as he hasn’t been cooperating with officers.

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