Gang unit investigating double shooting with more than 50 shots fired

FORT WORTH, TX – A quiet evening shattered into chaos at the Shady Oaks Apartments in east Fort Worth on Tuesday night when gunfire erupted, leaving a man and a woman injured, according to local authorities.

Police were dispatched to the scene around 9:13 p.m. after receiving reports of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his legs and a woman with a gunshot wound to her hip. The man is currently in stable condition, while the woman is critically injured.

The victims informed officers that a man approached them and fired several shots before fleeing the scene. This incident is the second occurrence of gun violence at the Shady Oaks Apartments this week. Just days earlier, on May 17, rideshare driver Shawali Sherali was shot and killed nearby.

Currently, no suspects have been detained. The Fort Worth police gang unit has taken charge of the investigation, aiming to uncover the perpetrator and the motive behind the attack.

Residents of the Shady Oaks Apartments are expressing heightened concerns over safety, with many calling for increased security measures and a stronger police presence in the area. Community leaders are urging residents to remain vigilant and cooperate with law enforcement.

Police officials are appealing to the public for any information that could aid in the investigation, stressing the critical role of community support in addressing the surge in violence.