Suspect dies in officer-involved shooting in north Fort Worth, police say

A man was shot and in critical condition. All officers were OK.

Officers fatally shot a man who displayed a weapon and ignored their commands in a parking lot off North Tarrant Parkway in far north Fort Worth on Wednesday afternoon, police said.

The incident happened just before 4 p.m. at 3000 North Tarrant Parkway, near Interstate 35W and U.S. 287.

No officers were injured. Four officers responded to the scene. 

Officers were responding to a domestic dispute at a nearby business on Fossil Bluff Drive when they confronted the suspect in a parking lot near a Raising Cane's restaurant, a police spokesperson said. An employee's ex-boyfriend was threatening the woman with a weapon.

The suspect displayed a weapon and ignored officers, and then officers shot him in the chest. He was taken to John Peter Smith Hospital, where he died.

At the scene, police had taped off a portion of a parking lot outside of a Raising Cane's restaurant. A red pickup truck with an open driver's door was parked at the scene.

According to police, officers wore body cameras, but it's unclear if the camera captured incident. 

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