Two injured in home burglary attempt in Weatherford, police say


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Two people were injured, including a victim with a gunshot wound to the chest, after a burglary attempt early Saturday morning, Weatherford police said.

The incident occurred around 2:15 a.m. near the 1400 block of Shadow Run Drive. Officers were dispatched to the area on a report of a burglary with shots fired.

“Upon arriving on scene, officers found one victim at the residence who had sustained a gunshot to his chest,” police said. “The victim was transported by LifeCare to a hospital in Fort Worth, where he is in a stable condition.”

A witness was able to identify a known suspect, the police department said. Weatherford police brought in the Fort Worth Police Department to help with the investigation.

Fort Worth police officers were able to find the suspect involved in the burglary at a local hospital, “where he was receiving care for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound sustained during this incident,” police said.

“The suspect is currently under guard as the investigation continues,” police added, including that there is no ongoing threat to the public.

This story was originally published January 29, 2022 11:21 AM.

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Jessika Harkay is a breaking news reporter for the Star-Telegram. Jessika is a Baylor graduate who joined the Fort Worth team in 2021 after working as a breaking news reporter at the Hartford Courant and interning at the New York Daily News.

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