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    Police Respond to Report of Shooting in Dallas, Suspect in Custody

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    There was an exchange of gunfire between a suspect and police officers in downtown Dallas, the city's police department has said.

    Police have responded to a report of shooting outside the Earle Cabell Federal Building in downtown Dallas. According to information provided by the city's police department, a suspect shooter was shot during an exchange of gunfire with federal officers, while nobody else was injured during the incident. 

    ​Residents were asked not to livestream from the shooting site.

    According to CBS, the suspect's vehicle was found near the shooting site, and a police bomb squad was called to examine the car. The department's Twitter account has been providing the public with the latest updates concerning the operation.

    ​All streets surrounding the Earle Cabell Federal Building have been closed, CBS reported. Locals have been asked to avoid the area near the shooting.

    ​According to CBS, the police have handed off the investigation to the FBI since the incident took place on government property. 

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