Video shows the suspect in a frightening Dallas active shooter incident downtown near the federal courthouse. No one was injured, and the gunman is in custody. The video shows the suspect was heavily armed and wearing what appears to be body armor and a mask. The gunman fired shots at the Earle Cabell Federal Building.
The gunman was identified as Brian Clyde, 22. You can read more about him here.
You can watch the video above. Fox 4, which ran the video, says it came from a viewer named Lane Brown. The station says this additional video shows the suspect being loaded into an ambulance.
This video shows the gunman as well, and it captures the sounds of gunfire.
You can see additional videos and photos throughout this article. The Dallas Police Department confirmed there was an active shooter 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,” police wrote on Twitter.
Police also wrote on the morning of June 17, 2019: “This is still an active scene in downtown Dallas. The Bomb Squad is examining the suspect’s vehicle for precautionary reasons. The Bomb Squad is preparing to do a controlled explosion of the suspect’s vehicle.”
WFAA-TV reporter Jason Whitely wrote on Twitter, “Shots fired outside the Federal Courthouse in Downtown Dallas this morning. You can hear a volley of gunfire in this clip. This went out as an active shooter. Dallas Police have a person in custody. No reports of injuries.”
There were concerns of a bomb threat, so the Founders Square office building was evacuated.
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Dogs Were Checking Vehicles After Authorities Apprehended the Active Shooter Suspect
Whitely also wrote, “Law enforcement using dogs to check vehicles around the federal courthouse after capturing an active shooter outside the building. Despite at least a dozen rounds of gunfire, no reports of injuries.”
Tom Fox, a Dallas Morning News photographer, witnessed the shooting. According to the newspaper, he saw a “man in a mask parked on the corner of Jackson and Griffin streets. He ran and then stopped in the street to pick something off the ground.”
According to the newspaper, Fox says the man “then began shooting at the courthouse and cracked the glass of the door.”
The suspect’s motive was not yet released.