Crime

Man found shot, suffering from blood loss, dies hours later at Fort Worth hospital

A man who was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg died shortly before 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Emergency medical providers who arrived at the scene early Tuesday said the man was in critical condition because he had lost a massive amount of blood when he was found.

The victim was identified as Allen Foster, 58, of Fort Worth, by officials with the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office.

A shooting call was relayed to police shortly after 5:30 a.m. Tuesday saying that a man was down in a driveway outside a residence in the 2500 block of Bomar Avenue, according to a police call log sheet.

Police were still investigating Wednesday, trying to develop suspect information in the homicide, as well as find a motive for the shooting. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call 817-392-4200.

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Mitch Mitchell is an award-winning reporter covering courts and crime for the Star-Telegram. Additionally, Mitch’s past coverage on municipal government, healthcare and social services beats allow him to bring experience and context to the stories he writes.
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