Man fatally shot in North Arlington identified

Details surrounding the victim's death are still unclear

The Arlington V...

A man who died from a gunshot wound on Sunday has been identified.

Nelson Costa, 40, was found unresponsive in a crashed vehicle in the 2100 block of Lincoln Drive in North Arlington.

The vehicle crashed around 3 p.m. after running over an embankment and colliding with a small retaining wall. It’s not clear if Costa was the sole occupant of the vehicle, or if he was shot while driving.

First responders found Costa unresponsive inside the vehicle with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was transported to Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital where he died.

Police did not have any further information as of Tuesday morning.  

Tips related to this incident may be submitted to 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.