FORT WORTH — A Fort Worth officer shot last week in a gun battle with suspects remained in a local hospital Sunday, police said.
Police Cpl. Tracey Knight said Sunday in an email that officer Matt Pearce, 36, is still critical.
Pearce was chasing a father and son from Parker County in a wooded area Tuesday when he was shot multiple times with a handgun. Some of the gunfight was captured by Pearce’s body camera, police said.
Ed. R. McIver, 42, who had a long history with the police, was killed by police and his son taken into custody, facing several charges including evading arrest and attempted capital murder.
Police identified McIver’s son as 20-year-old Ed McIver Jr.
Police were pursing the senior McIver to serve several warrants including assault, interference with an emergency call and skipping bail.