Police Officer Shoots, Kills Armed Man In Downtown Fort Worth

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A Fort Worth police officer shot and killed an armed man after a disturbance early Friday outside a downtown club.

The bicycle officer was patrolling near 5th Street and Houston Street around 1:30 a.m. when he saw a man with a gun pointed at a group of people outside the Ojos Locos Sports Cantina.

The officer ordered the man to drop the gun.  When he did not, the officer fired his service weapon, striking the man multiple times.

The suspect was taken to a local hospital, where he later died.

This is a developing story.  Stay with CBS 11 News and CBSDFW.com for the latest.

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