A suspect is dead and a Fort Worth police officer is in serious condition after a shooting in Haltom City Tuesday afternoon.
Haltom City police say a narcotics investigation led to a shootout between an armed suspect and Fort Worth police officers. One Fort Worth police officer was shot, as was the suspect.
The call came in at about 5 p.m. that an officer was shot on the 1900 block of Carson Street in Haltom City.
Cpl. Joe Hackfeld with the Haltom City Police Department said they were pursuing a vehicle involved in that narcotic investigation, but could not disclose the specifics of that investigation. Hackfeld says the man they were chasing ended up ditching his vehicle on Carson Street, just south of state Highway 121.
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