FORT WORTH, Texas — Editor's note: Information from police initially reported the victim had been shot. Police issued a correction indicating that it had not been confirmed the victim was shot. The story has been updated to reflect those details.
Fort Worth police are investigating a homicide of a man who was found dead after a carjacking of a furniture company truck.
Police said officers responded to a call at approximately 11:05 a.m. Friday at 3800 Reed Street.
According to police, a male employee from Canales Furniture was found dead after the carjacking, and the truck was found a few blocks away.
Fort Worth police said the suspect was still at large. The department's homicide unit is investigating.
Investigators are reviewing video footage of the incident from neighborhood cameras to determine exactly how the employee died. A spokesperson from FWPD told WFAA that detectives are trying to determine if the employee was shot or if he fell off the truck while it was being carjacked.
Friday afternoon, Canales Furniture released a statement confirming the man who was killed was an employee.
In part, the statement read, “We will miss him more than words can express. He was not just our coworker but part of the families who complete Canales Furniture.”
No further information was immediately available.
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