FORT WORTH -- When news of police officers being shot in North Texas, it brought back memories that are all still too fresh in the minds of many.
Thankfully - shots being fired is where the similarities end. The two Fort Worth police officers that were shot - are both expected to survive. In fact, one of them, officer Ray Azucena - who's only been on the job since July - has already been released from the hospital. The second, 8-year veteran Xavier Serrano is still in the hospital after being shot in the upper torso, arm, and shoulder.
This all started Friday night, when police responded to the residence at 3828 Wharton Drive, which is just south of I-20, for a possible suicide.
"When officers arrived, they did locate a person in the back bedroom that had a gunshot wound to the head," said Sergeant Marc Povero of the Fort Worth Police Dept. "Someone inside the house told officers that there was a possible witness to the shooting that had gone into a shed in the backyard. When officers went to the backyard to contact that possible witness, officers opened the door and gunfire immediately came their direction from inside of the shed."
A short time later - SWAT responded and found the suspect dead in the shed.
Almost immediately after news broke of the shooting - so too did the tweets - from the Dallas police department to Grand Prairie, Roanoke, and Grapevine. They all sent out their thoughts and prayers.
A sign that maybe good does triumph over evil most of the time. And that's something we should all feel good about.