Top Fort Worth news: 5 shot in crowded park; inmate succumbs to virus; more

Top Fort Worth news: 5 shot in crowded park; inmate succumbs to virus; more
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By Hoodline - Published on May 11, 2020.

Missed the most recent top news in Fort Worth? Read on for everything you need to know.

5 shot in Texas park crowded with 600 people, police say

It was not clear what such a large crowd was doing at the park in Fort Worth during the pandemic, the police said. Witnesses told officials at least 30 gunshots were heard.

Read the full story on The New York Times.

56-year-old inmate of federal prison in Fort Worth latest to die from COVID-19, officials say

He had been on a ventilator since April 28, federal officials said.

Read the full story on WFAA.

Language barriers, absence of bank loans and Texas’ lack of commercial eviction protections leave Latino small business owners struggling

As Texas restaurants and retail stores began welcoming customers back through their doors last week, a few dozen people walking the hallways of this city's normally bustling La Gran Plaza shopping mall passed reopened stores whose windows featured quinceañera dresses, Mexican ranchero boots and cellphones. Signs on the food court tables banned sitting. Only five or six restaurants were open.

Read the full story on KPRC2 / Click2Houston.

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