Crime

Man dies in local hospital after being found shot in downtown Fort Worth, police say

A young Fort Worth man died Sunday night after being shot earlier in the day, authorities said Monday.

The victim was identified as Jorge Daniel Carmona Gonzalez, 21, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office website on Monday. He was pronounced dead at 9:46 p.m. Sunday at a local hospital. A ruling on his death is pending an autopsy.

At 5:32 a.m. Sunday, police responded to a shooting call and found a man who had been shot in the upper part of his body and a disoriented woman in the passenger seat of a car, Fort Worth Officer Buddy Calzada said.

The website indicated the victim was found in the 900 block of Houston Street in downtown Fort Worth.

The shooting may have occurred near the 3100 block of North Main Street, where someone had reported hearing two gunshots.

Police went to the 3100 block of North Main Street and found another man with unknown injuries to his head. Calzada said police did not know whether the two injuries were related.

All three people were taken to the hospital. The man who was shot was in critical condition Sunday morning before he died Sunday night. No arrests have been announced.

Police did not release any other details.

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