Fort Worth Officer Shot, Fleeing Suspect Killed 1/31/13
January 31, 2013
FORT WORTH - Investigators say a North Texas police officer has
been shot and a suspect killed following a drug-related pursuit.
Fort Worth police Wednesday said Officer John R. Bell is hospitalized in
serious condition and is expected to recover.
Haltom City police on Tuesday afternoon stopped a vehicle during a narcotics
investigation and a chase ensued. The driver ditched the car and ran. Haltom
City police then searched nearby neighborhoods.
Some Fort Worth officers who were at an automotive business learned a
suspicious man was behind the building. Those officers went to investigate and
the suspect opened fire, wounding one officer. Officers shot the suspect, who
died Tuesday night. The Tarrant County medical examiner's office identified the
man as 32-year-old Cody Loron.