Gunfire Leaves Three Wounded in Fort Worth

Gunfire Leaves Three Wounded in Fort Worth
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The streets were filled with people in the entertainment district of Fort Worth when gunshots were heard around 2:00 in the morning, right after high traffic bars closed. According to The Dallas Morning News, on Sunday, September 26th, police were called to the scene of a shooting that left three wounded.

The victims were found close to Norwood Street and Bledsoe Street, an area that is surrounded with restaurants and bars, according to WFAA TV, channel eight. At this time, the victims are in the hospital and their conditions are unknown. No arrests have been made.

Victoria, who lives close to the scene, spoke to NBCDFW, channel five. “It’s just scary. It’s, like, crazy. It’s one thing when you hear it, but when you see it, it makes it more real,” she said, reliving the situation when she woke to hearing gunshots.

Vints Arias, a witness to the crime scene, spoke to WFAA. “We saw people running from over there, and over there, we thought fireworks,” he explained and added, “this is nuts, the neighborhood is normally chill.”

Trey Lockhard, told WFAA that the bars were packed due to the football game. “With all the football stuff, SMU was out here, Arkansas fans, A&M fans,” he stated.

The West 7th area of the entertainment district in Fort Worth is a popular spot for restaurants, bars, and shopping. It is a village consisting of five blocks that brings the entertainment industry right to the local community. The historic Montgomery Plaza stands tall within this area. The shooting occurred close to where the sports bar, Varsity Tavern, is located.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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