Crime

Forest Hill man dies after shooting, police say

Forrest Hill police were investigating a fatal Saturday night shooting at a house.

Police responded to a home in the 6800 block of Wagonet Road around 8:50 p.m. Saturday and found a 25-year-old man with a gunshot wound.

He was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital with serious injuries and died shortly after, Forest Hill police said.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man as Dayvion Deshon Persley-Anderson. The reported indcated he had been shot multiple times.

On Sunday, Forest Hill police Capt. Chris Stokes said the investigation was ongoing.

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Luke Ranker covers the intersection of people and government focused on Fort Worth and Tarrant County. He came to Texas from the plains of Kansas, where he wrote about a lot, including government, crime and courts in Topeka. He survived a single winter in Pennsylvania as a breaking news reporter. He can be reached at 817-390-7747 or lranker@star-telegram.com.
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