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DALLAS, Texas — A man who opened fire in downtown Dallas was shot and killed by federal officers outside of the Earl Cabell Federal Building on Monday morning.

At approximately 8:40 a.m., that gunman, identified by police as 22-year-old Brian Isaack Clyde, opened fire outside of the Earl Cabell Federal Building.

"Officers from the Federal Protective Service immediately engaged the shooter, eliminating the threat," read a statement from the U.S. Justice Department.

Cylde was taken to Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas where he was pronounced deceased.

The Dallas Police Department's Bomb Squad performed several controlled detonations of the suspect's vehicle, which was parked nearby, due to concerns about a possible suspicious device.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives; U.S. Marshals Service; Dallas Police Department; Dallas County Sheriff’s Office; and the Federal Protective Service are on scene and investigating the incident.

Anyone with info is encouraged to call 1-800-CALL-FBI.

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