Man found shot in wrecked car dies

Initially reported as a crash, first responders discovered a man shot inside of a vehicle in North Arlington

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Arlington police are working to determine the circumstances behind the death of a man who was found shot in a wrecked vehicle in North Arlington.

Around 3 p.m. on Sunday, police responded to a reported crash in the 2100 block of Lincoln Drive near Van Buren Drive.

A vehicle had struck a small retaining wall after running over an embankment, police reported in a release.

First responders discovered an unresponsive man inside the vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound to the chest. He was transported to an area hospital where he later died.

Detectives are collecting evidence, interviewing witnesses and canvassing the area to determine the circumstances of the victim’s death.

Anyone with information should contact Det. Caleb Blank at 817-459-5735. Anonymous tips may also be submitted to Tarrant County Crime Stoppers at 817-469-8477. Tips leading to an arrest may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner has not released the identity of the victim.