FORT WORTH, Texas – A man has been charged in a shootout with Fort Worth police that left his fugitive father dead and an officer injured.
Police said Wednesday that 20-year-old Ed McIver Jr. is charged with attempted capital murder, evading arrest and unlawful carrying of a weapon.
The shootout Tuesday happened after officers tried to arrest 43-year-old Ed McIver Sr. on two aggravated assault charges and for jumping bail. The elder McIver Jr. was killed in the exchange of gunfire. His son was captured hours later with a rifle.
Officer Matt Pearce remains in critical condition Wednesday following surgery at a Fort Worth hospital. Police are trying to determine who shot him.
Online Tarrant County jail records do not list bond information or an attorney to speak for McIver Jr.