Suspect killed after using child as human shield during SWAT standoff

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Friday, July 19, 2019
Suspect dead after using child as human shield during standoff
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Suspect dead after using child as human shield during standoff

FORT WORTH, Texas -- A gunman was shot and killed by police after he reportedly held four people hostage and used a child as a shield.

Authorities say the gunman immediately started shooting at officers from an apartment building when they arrived.

The man was allegedly holding four people hostage, and used a child as a shield while he shot at officers.

SWAT entered the apartment building and found the man had been shot to death.