A gunman who exchanged fire with police outside of a federal Dallas courthouse has been fatally shot.
According to NBC News, FBI Special Agent in Charge Matthew DeSarno confirmed that Brian Isaack Clyde, 22, was fatally shot during a gunfire exchange with police on Monday morning outside of the Earle Cabell Federal Building in Dallas.
According to the report, a Dallas Morning News photographer was at the scene on Monday morning and observed Clyde, reportedly wearing a face mask and body armor, approach the building’s front doors with a rifle and open fire.
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/y8fWYYuKjs pic.twitter.com/fE1kFlEy9j
— Dallas Morning News (@dallasnews) June 17, 2019
Witnesses reportedly said they heard up to 20 gunshots fired.
NBC News also reports that authorities performed a controlled explosion of a vehicle connected to the suspect.
There were no reports of additional injuries and DeSarno told the news station there was no indication of an additional threat to the public.