The Arlington Police Department responded to a report of a shooting in the 3700 block of French Wood Drive around 3 a.m. on Sunday, February 12, 2017. Responding officers located a 17-year-old man with an apparent gunshot wound in the street near this residence. This man was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
Detectives are investigating this case as a vehicle burglary that was interrupted by the homeowner at the location. A second suspect fled the scene prior to officer’s arrival. Investigators will continue to piece together a timeline on exactly what occurred. No arrests have been made at this time. This case will be forwarded to the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney’s Office upon completion for further review.
The identity of the deceased will be made by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office once next of kin has been notified.