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Posted on: July 6, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Benbrook Police Investigate Death - Press Release

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[suspect name corrected] 

Time / Date of Incident:  11:44am / 07-05-2017 


Location of Incident:  200 block of San Angelo Avenue

   Benbrook, Texas, 76126


Type of Incident:  Death Investigation


Incident details:                 

On 7/5/2017 at 11:44am, Benbrook  Police Officers were dispatched to investigate a shooting in the 200  block of San Angelo Avenue.  It was reported that an adult male shot his adult brother.  Upon arrival a w/m exited the front door with a gunshot  wound to his leg.  He was transported to the hospital.  One adult  brother was deceased in the backyard.  The suspect barricaded himself in the house.    


Benbrook SWAT and FWPD SWAT arrived on  the scene.  The suspect was threatening towards officers and himself.   There was an exchange of gunfire between the suspect and police, but no one was injured.  At about 3:10pm, the suspect was taken in to custody.   The suspect was identified as John Lawrence Conroy w/m date of birth of 4/27/1961.      


Status:  Active Investigation


Contact Information:  Arvin Campbell 817 249-6069



Information approved for release by:  Chief J. Mills


Date: 07/05/2017

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