1/15/20 Forest Hill, TX – Police Officer Shot – Police Car Stolen – Chase To Fort Worth Highway – Suspect Shot And Killed In Patrol Car

January 15, 2020


A police officer has been shot and a suspect is dead after a chase in a stolen patrol car in north Texas.

The officer was shot around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday at a 7-Eleven at Forest Hill Drive and Interstate 20 in Forest Hill, just outside Fort Worth, police told KTVT.

The suspect climbed into the officer’s unmarked patrol car and drove away, sparking the chase.

It ended along Highway 287 near Interstate 30, where police say the suspect died, but it’s not clear how.

The officer was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital. The officer’s condition and identity have not been released.