Active shooter outside Dallas courthouse stopped by police
Police responded to reports of an active shooter at the Earle Cabell federal courthouse on Monday morning, finding a masked man with a rifle. A local newspaper photographer captured the suspect in the moment before he opened fire on the courthouse.
DMN staff photographer @TomFoxPhoto captured this image shortly before a gunman opened fire on the Earle Cabell Federal Building Monday morning in downtown Dallas. Fox was waiting to enter the building to cover a trial when the attack took place. https://t.co/y8fWYYuKjspic.twitter.com/fE1kFlEy9j— Dallas Morning News (@dallasnews) June 17, 2019
Authorities identified the attacker as Brian Isaack Clyde, 22. He was killed at the scene. There were no other injuries, and the only damage to the courthouse amounted to several broken windows and the damaged revolving door entrance.
A "suspicious device" was found in Clyde's car and exploded by the police around 10:30 local time.
There was no word on Clyde's background or motives for the attempted attack. The FBI is investigating.
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