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02/03/2014

Multiple Shots Fired in Fort Worth S.W.A.T. Situation

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02/03/2014

Multiple Shots Fired in Fort Worth S.W.A.T. Situation

By Greg Janda


An armed man barricaded himself in a town home Monday morning and fired a gun into his neighbor's wall, Fort Worth police say.


Fort Worth police negotiators and SWAT units responded to the Ridglea Townhomes located at 3817 Birkdale Drive in Fort Worth, where the situation took place.


Police evacuated the residences adjacent to the one where the 27-year-old man was barricaded inside.


During NBC 5's 4:30 a.m. newscast, NBC 5's Jeff Smith heard what sounded like gunshots during his live report from the scene. Police confirmed later that a SWAT team fired multiple cans of gas into the town home, causing the loud bangs.