DALLAS, Tex. (NBC) —
.@NBCDFW Dallas Police say "entire area" around shooting scene "is still active and very dangerous."— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) May 1, 2017
UPDATED: A Dallas Fire-Rescue paramedic is in critical condition and a bystander is stable after both were shot on a residential street late Monday morning as first responders answered a call for help, police say.
There is another active shooter in Dallas. This time a fireman has been shot, and officers are pinned down by gunfire. Please pray!— Dallas Police Assoc (@DPA_PoliceAssoc) May 1, 2017
Dallas police and firefighters independently confirmed the shooting took place at about 11:30 a.m. along the 3200 block of Reynolds Avenue in East Dallas.
Police told NBC 5 DFR was called to a home when someone came out of a home and opened fire. DFR said an EMT unit's vehicle was hit and a paramedic was injured.
Source: Dallas Paramedic, Resident Shot, Search for Shooter Underway | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/local/Dallas-Firefighter-Shot-Officers-Pinned-Down-by-Gunfire-420911734.html#ixzz4fqwRCfS3
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No other injuries have been reported.
The incident is taking place not far from the intersection of Dolphin Road and Interstate 30. Dolphin Road is closed in both directions and a temporary flight restriction is likely forthcoming. Traffic on Interstate 30 appears unaffected.