FORT WORTH, TX. (THECOUNT) — The Fort Worth Police Department say one of their officers shot a woman through the window of a home while responding to an “open structure” call, according to Saturday reports.

Police say they responded to around 2:23 a.m. in the 1200 block of E. Allen Ave. after receiving a call of a front door of a residence that was open.


When officers arrived on scene, they established a perimeter around the house.

At some point, officers observed an individual standing inside the house near a window.

One of the officers then perceived what he believed was a threat and opened fire, striking the person. Upon further investigation it was determined the person shot was a woman.

Officers rendered medical aid, but she was pronounced deceased at the scene, reports DFWScanner.

Police say the deceased female lived at the residence.

Officials say a weapon was recovered from inside the house.

The age and identity of the victim has not been released at this time.

No further information was provided.


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