Media Fact Sheet


Date: February 10, 2023

Location: 6400 Covington Rd., 4100 Huth Dr.

Time: 10:30 pm

Suspect Arrested #1: Michael D.  Kelso, 30 years of age

Preliminary Charges: Attempted Murder, Level 1 Felony

Preliminary Charges: Crim Reck Shooting into an Inhabited Dwelling, Level 5 Felony

Preliminary Charges: Battery-Bodily Waste, Level 6 Felony

Preliminary Charges: Resisting Law Enforcement, Class A Misdemeanor


FWPD officers were dispatched to a shots fired call at 6400 Covington Rd.  Preliminary information indicates that Michael Kelso attempted to kill the victim by firing his pistol at her numerous times, missing her and hitting the dwelling behind her; nearly hitting several people inside, including children.  Multiple rounds entered the dwelling, nearly hitting a porta-crib, and kids.  Kelso was tracked down to a residence at the 4100 block of Huth Dr. by the Gang & Violent Crimes Unit Detectives, where he then fled on foot.  A K9 unit conducted a track locating him, where he fled again and was later apprehended.  During the arrest, Kelso was belligerent spiting in an officer’s face.  Besides the onsite charges, Kelso also had multiple warrants for his arrest.