Have you heard Ft Worth was made Just a little bit *BETTER*, thanks to a gun?
City home and assaulted a couple was fatally shot by the homeowner,
Haltom City police said Tuesday.
The Tarrant County medical
examiner's office identified the man as Jerome Mitchell, 23, who was
pronounced dead Sunday evening at the home.
"Right now, it looks like it was a home invasion," police Cpl. Joe Hackfeld said Tuesday. "It was a robbery attempt."
The 28-year-old homeowner and his 23-year-old girlfriend suffered minor injuries.
No one has been arrested in the case, which will be presented to a Tarrant County grand jury.
Police responded to a call about 6:15 p.m. Sunday in the 5300 block of Mallory Drive.
homeowner and his girlfriend told authorities that they were in the
house when a man broke down the door, walked inside, picked up an object
and began assaulting them.
The homeowner got a handgun and fired
multiple times, police said. When officers arrived, Mitchell had died
from multiple gunshot wounds.
Authorities did not say whether Mitchell had known the couple.
had a criminal history in Tarrant County and Travis County, according
to court records. He was arrested in 2006 in connection with robberies
in Fort Worth and Watauga and was later arrested in Travis County that
same year and served time in prison. He was charged with fleeing from
Fort Worth police in February and was sentenced to 60 days in jail,
Brings tears of joy to one's eyes don't it?
"I have a dream!
A dream where instead of reading
about a cute college coed left dead and naked out in a vacant lot or
bloated and floating in a river, the story reads, “dead jackass found
double-tapped and dead on the curb as his soul wings its way to hell,
all because he messed with the wrong mama.”
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