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Two people killed and several police officers injured in a Texas shootout

On Saturday evening, gunmen killed two people, including three Texas police officers, before killing themselves in a shootout near Fort Worth. Injured four people.

Police reported a 911 phone call in a residential area where an "elderly" woman was found to have been shot in her leg at around 6:45 pm, according to footage from a press conference. received. In the scene published byWFAA-TV.

Police officers arrived at the scene and engaged in a shooting battle with the suspect, injuring three police officers who were expected to survive the injury. According to the Hartom City Police Department, each of the three police officers was shot in the leg and one was injured in his hand. Rick Alexandre

The unidentified shooter then claimed his life and was found next to a "military rifle and a pistol near his arm," Alexander said. 

Police said a woman was found dead in the house and a man was found deadly shot on a driveway in a house near a motorcycle. The relationship between the shooter and the victim was not immediately clear.

The shooter's "quite long" search ended when police found him about a block away from the crime scene.

Official Information – Haltom City PD stays indoors with residents of the area east of Denton Highway, south of Glenview Drive and north of Webster Street. Is requesting. Police are actively searching for suspected armed suspects associated with the police involved in the shooting.

— DFW Scanner (@DFWscanner)July 3, 2022

"We work. We will get all the information as soon as possible. But pray for all of us and our families, and we will overcome this and become stronger as usual." Said Alexander.

It was not clear what led to the violence, so police issued a statement warning residents to stay home after 8 pm.

"We are working in a lively scene and we have armed suspects," read the agency's Facebook post.

"He is described as a white man, wearing black hair, a blue shirt, blue trousers, and a" combat belt "and armed with a rifle.

Several police officers, including members of the SWAT team,were seen swarming in a residential area.

The Texas Rangers were taking over the investigation, local police said.