Dallas, TX – Authorities are responding to an active shooter at the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office in Dallas.
The incident was initially reported at around 4:30 p.m. on the second floor of the building off of Stemmons Freeway north of Wycliff Avenue, according to CBS11.
NBC5 reporter Allie Spillyards reported that the incident was a murder suicide with one dead victim and one dead suspect.
UPDATE: The shooter fatally shot one person, wounded a second victim, and then killed themself, according to the Dallas Morning News.
The two victims were employees of the medial examiner’s office.
Authorities have not yet made an official statement on the incident.
The office building is being evacuated at this time.
Dallas County @JudgeClayJ confirmed a shooting at the Dallas Co Medical Examiner’s Office was a murder suicide, killing one victim and the shooter. Police believe the threat is over but are sweeping the area per protocol. @NBCDFW pic.twitter.com/dlVQ34QI9c— Allie Spillyards (@AllieSpillyards) November 8, 2022
Update – This is happening at the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office. “Appears the shooter is down,” per scanner traffic. Law enforcement are still clearing the building. Active scene.— DFW Scanner (@DFWscanner) November 8, 2022
BREAKING: There are reports of shots fired inside the Dallas County Medical Examiner's Office.— Peyton Yager (@peytonyager) November 8, 2022
Police & deputies were dispatched there for an active shooter call just before 5 P.M.
Building is evacuated. Working to learn more information. @FOX4 pic.twitter.com/8SSSxh5FLR
Heavy law enforcement presence here outside the Dallas County Medical Examiner’s Office. They say calls of an active shooter on the second floor of came in around 4:30 PM. Working to learn more. @CBSDFW pic.twitter.com/4FRD6M0PEh— Erin Jones (@erinjonesnews) November 8, 2022
The identities of the suspect and victim have not been released at this time.
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