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Man killed near Lake Worth identified; police still looking for shooter

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.

Update April 16 at 9:45 a.m.: The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s office has identified the victim as William Prygon, 50.

Prygon was found with multiple gunshot wounds “in the back end of a property filled with miscellaneous items,” the medical examiner’s report says.

No arrests have been made.

Original story:

Officers with the Fort Worth Police Department are searching for a woman after a report of a fatal shooting near Lake Worth on Thursday morning.

More than a dozen police units were sent to the 7700 block of Sommerville Place Road just before 10:30 a.m., according to call records.

One man was found dead and homicide detectives were at the scene, Officer Tracy Carter said. He said the suspected shooter is a woman with blond hair and large teeth. Police said the suspect is believed to have been a friend or possibly related to the victim.

No other information was immediately available.

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Nichole Manna is an investigative reporter for the Star-Telegram. Before moving to Fort Worth in July 2018, she covered crime and breaking news in Tennessee, North Carolina, Nebraska and Kansas. She is a 2012 graduate of Middle Tennessee State University and grew up in Florida.
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