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DPD Arrest “Active Shooter” In North Dallas

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – According Dallas police, the “active shooter” suspect near Frankford is in custody. No word where the suspect was located or if the man was armed when found.

Chopper 11 captured video of Dallas police escorting a man, who appeared to be handcuffed, down a street.

A Dallas SWAT team and police officers had been searching for the shooter, in the north part of the city, for about 90 minutes. Police are said to still be investigating in the area near Frankford and Preston Roads.

The scene, not far from the Preston Trail Golf Club, is surrounded by several gated residential communities.

Initially it was thought that shots had been fired at a Dallas Fire Rescue vehicle. DFR later confirmed that firefighters were enroute to a grass fire in the area when they heard gunshots.

Officers arriving at the scene found several suspicious devices outside of a home. Members of the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) were called in and the devices were made safe.

No one was injured.

For nearly two hours police would only saw that they were searching for a male suspect who was believed to be wearing a blue shirt and had a white towel or bandana on his head.

Several streets near Frankford and Preston were shutdown for hours.

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