Arlington police investigate homicide after crash call

ARLINGTON -- The Arlington Police Department is investigating the death of a man who was shot before getting into a car accident.

At about 3 p.m. Sunday, the Arlington Police Department responded to a call in the 2100 block of Lincoln Drive, where a vehicle had reportedly crashed. When officers arrived, they found the car had run against a small retaining wall after running over an embankment.

A wounded and unresponsive man was found inside with an apparent gunshot wound to the chest. He was immediately transported to a nearby hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

The man's identity has not been released.

Now Arlington police investigators are collecting evidence, canvassing the area around the crash, and interviewing witnesses.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Caleb Blank at (817) 459-5735 or remain anonymous using Crime Stoppers at (817) 469- TIPS (8477).

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