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.
Active Shooter Incident Downtown Dallas: There has been an exchange of gunfire between a suspect and federal officers. The suspect was shot and transported to an area hospital. No officers or other citizens injured.— Dallas Police Dept (@DallasPD) 17 июня 2019 г.
Residents were asked not to livestream from the shooting site.
This is still an active scene in downtown Dallas. The Bomb Squad is examining the suspect’s vehicle for precautionary reasons. Please do not compromise the operation with live video. Thank you.— Dallas Police Dept (@DallasPD) 17 июня 2019 г.
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.
The Bomb Squad is preparing to do a controlled explosion of the suspect’s vehicle.— Dallas Police Dept (@DallasPD) 17 июня 2019 г.
All streets surrounding the Earle Cabell Federal Building have been closed, CBS reported. Locals have been asked to avoid the area near the shooting.
Please avoid the area of the Earl Cabel Federal building and Jackson St. specifically. A suspect is in custody. It is still an active scene and officers are working to get it secure.— Maj. Max Geron (@MaxDPD) 17 июня 2019 г.
According to CBS, the police have handed off the investigation to the FBI since the incident took place on government property.