Dallas, Texas - What was initially reported to be a possible active shooter turned out to be a man murdering his supervisor and then turning the gun on himself.
The incident occurred around 10:10 AM, Monday morning. Dallas police officers and a SWAT team responded to a report of a shooter in an office building in the 8300 block of Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway near US-75, according to WFAA.
A witness spoke with WFAA about the chaos, "I was unloading material on the dock of the building," said Jacob A. Cathey. "Heard glass break above me and heard gunshots. I ran inside and got to the seventh floor. I cleared the surrounding rooms of civilians and went back towards the shooters last known location. Heard another gunshot as I was approaching the hallway. Didn't know how many more rounds the suspect had so I waited until Dallas PD arrived on scene."
When officers arrived, they encountered a locked door. Ready to go into a gun battle with an active shooter, officers breached the door with a shotgun and discovered a male and female who were both dead from gunshot wounds.
It's believed that the male worker shot his female supervisor and then turned the gun on himself.
The building was evacuated and there was a delay in getting the official account from police as SWAT cleared the building.
"One of the officers suffered minor injuries from broken glass during entry into the office," Dallas PD Assistant Chief Randy Blankenbaker said. "That officer was transported to a local hospital for treatment."
The motive for the shooting is not known at this time.