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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Authorities identify man killed by Fort Worth police in raid

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Authorities have identified a man Fort Worth SWAT officers shot and killed during a drug raid.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Saturday that the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office said 60-year-old Jose Arroyo-Rosales Sr. died from multiple gunshot wounds about 1:40 a.m. Thursday.

Authorities say tactical officers were serving a search warrant for drugs at the home, where they say narcotics were found in plain view.

They say a door to a room was closed and when officers entered they saw the man pointing the weapon at them.

At least two officers fired at Arroyo-Rosales, striking him several times.

Later Thursday, 24-year-old Jose Rosales Jr. was arrested on drug possession charges. Police spokesman Tracy Carter said the two men were father and son.

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