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Man, 72, arrested in connection with shooting death of his daughter, police say

The woman was found with a gunshot wound Thursday afternoon.
Credit: Fort Worth police
Alvie Johnson, 72

FORT WORTH, Texas — Updated at 10:08 p.m. Jan. 7 with a cause of death from the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office. 

Police have arrested a man in connection with the fatal shooting of his own daughter, Fort Worth authorities confirmed Thursday. 

Around 8 p.m. Thursday, Fort Worth police arrested 72-year-old Alvie Johnson in connection with the murder.

Johnson was booked in jail on a murder charge and is being held in jail in lieu of a $150,000 bail, records show.

Authorities said at 12:30 p.m Thursday, officers received a 911 call about an SUV that had crashed through a fence near the 8300 block of Meadowbrook Drive. 

The caller told police they also heard a gunshot around the same time of the car vehicle, police say. 

When officers arrived at the scene of the crash they found 39-year-old Queenette Jvonne Johnson unresponsive in the driver’s seat. 

Authorities say she suffered a gunshot wound to her head. Johnson was transported to the hospital where she was pronounced dead, according to officials. 

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office later classified her death as a homicide.

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