Shooting victim killed in E. Arlington may have been engaged in a "high-risk" activity
Investigators are still talking to witnesses and processing the crime scene to determine exactly what occurred
Arlington police are investigating the shooting death of a man that happened in East Arlington Friday afternoon.
At approximately 2 p.m., officers investigated a call of shots fired in the 2300 block of Cypress Creek Lane, which is just northeast of the Sherry Street and East Arkansas Lane intersection.
An unidentified man was found in a parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.
Police said in a release they believe the victim was engaged in a “high-risk” activity at the time of the shooting. As a precaution, nearby Adams Elementary was placed under a brief lockdown.
The investigation is still early and investigators are still canvassing the scene for evidence and witness accounts which may tell a fuller story.
The identity of the victim has not been released by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner.
Anyone with information about this incident should contact Det. Caleb Blank at 817-459-5735. Anonymous tips, which may be eligible for a cash reward, may also be submitted through Tarrant County Crime Stoppers at 817-469-TIPS.