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Police Searching For Active Shooter In Dallas

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According to a tweet from the Dallas Police Association there is an active shooter situation in Dallas. Reports say one Dallas firefighter has been wounded in a shooting in east Dallas, in the 3100 block of Reynolds, just south of I-30 near Dolphin Rd.

What Happened?

According to reports, the shooting took place in east Dallas. City officials received a call “at approximately 11:31 A.M.”

Officials say the injured firefighter was transported to Baylor Medical Center in Dallas. His condition is not known, though the Dallas Morning News reports that he is in surgery. NBC 5’s Ken Kalthoff noted a large DFR presence at the hospital.

UPDATE: A Dallas Fire-Rescue EMT Unit was shot at and a paramedic was injured. He is currently undergoing surgery and is said to be in critical condition.

Police are looking for a black male that is bald, wearing dark green shirt and jeans. He may be armed with a rifle.

Dallas police are currently exchanging gunfire with the suspect, according to the Dallas Police Association. WFAA reported that police have surrounded a home in the area.

The incident is taking place not far from the intersection of Dolphin Road and Interstate 30. Dolphin Road is closed in both directions and a temporary flight restriction is likely forthcoming. Traffic on Interstate 30 appears unaffected.

No other injures have been reported at this time.


Dallas, Texas

Dallas, a modern metropolis in north Texas, is a commercial and cultural hub of the region. Downtown’s Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza commemorates the site of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in 1963. In the Arts District, the Dallas Museum of Art and the Crow Collection of Asian Art cover thousands of years of art. The sleek Nasher Sculpture Center showcases contemporary sculpture.

Dallas has a population of 1.281 million.

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