Officers kill gunman shooting on Dallas federal court house; news professional photographer snaps pictures as bullets fly – ABA Journal

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By Debra Cassens Weiss

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Federal officers shot and killed a gunman firing on the federal court house in Dallas on Monday morning.

A professional photographer for the Dallas Morning News, Tom Fox, snapped pictures of the gunman as he fired towards Fox, a court security personnel and others, the Morning News reports. The Dallas Cops Department is tweeting about the incident here

No one besides the gunman was hurt. Security workers in the courthouse, the Earle Cabell Federal Structure, pushed everyone to the ground.

The gunman was using a ski mask, fight gear and glasses. He was bring an assault rifle. He was determined as 22- year-old Brian Isaack Clyde.

Cops detonated a device found in Clyde s parked car. According to the Early Morning News, the blast was strong enough to shake a number of sapling trees blocks away.

Clyde is an Army veteran who went to Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, the Dallas Morning News reports in a separate post He published photos of ammo magazines on Facebook on Saturday. On June 9, the day of a violent Dallas storm, Clyde published content to Facebook of himself brightened by candlelight.

I wear t know just how much longer I have, but the [expletive] storm is coming. However, I m not without defense, he stated as he held up what seemed a rifle covered in duct tape.[Expletive] prepared. Let s do it.

Upgraded June 17 at 3: 10 p.m. with extra info about Clyde.

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