Man found dead outside apartments in Fort Worth either was shot or fell, police say

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A man whose body was found Thursday in an apartment breezeway just north of downtown Fort Worth may have been shot to death or he may have died in a fall from an elevated area in the apartment complex, police said.

The victim died about 2:30 p.m. in the 700 block of North Hampton Street, Fort Worth police said.

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office had not on Thursday night released his name or age.

Police did not immediately release other information about the killing.

About an hour before the North Hampton Street death, a man was shot twice in west Fort Worth, in the 2800 block of Las Vegas Trail at the Villas at Sierra Vista apartments, police said. The MedStar spokesman said that the victim was taken to a hospital with serious injuries that are not life-threatening.

Police had not on Thursday night announced arrests in the crimes.

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