911 caller: Suspect was 'shooting' before FW police encounter

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Posted on September 5, 2012 at 4:36 PM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 5 at 5:34 PM

FORT WORTH — Fort Worth police officers are seen throwing punches at a man outside a nightclub in a cell phone video first broadcast by News 8.

According to a report obtained by News 8, officers were pursuing the suspect after a fight inside the Asian Nights club on Beach Street Monday night.

Now, a 911 call from the club owner sheds light on what happened before this incident.

"We locked the door; he's out there, he's threatening to shoot somebody over here," the owner said. "He's shooting right now! He's shooting right now!"

Police said when they arrived, the suspect ran to his car, tried to drive away, and dragged one of the officers.

The confrontation took place seconds later.

Fort Worth police investiigators are reviewing the incident to determine if officers used unnecessary force.

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