The Latest: Man who fired at Texas courthouse just graduated

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on an exchange of gunfire outside the federal courthouse in downtown Dallas (all times local):

5 p.m.

A 22-year-old man who was killed after opening fire outside a federal courthouse in Dallas had just graduated from community college in Corpus Christi.

Brian Isaack Clyde was fatally shot Monday as he exchanged gunfire with federal officers.

Del Mar College says that Clyde graduated in May with an associate degree of applied science in nondestructive testing technology. The college says he was recognized as an outstanding student at a ceremony in April.

An FBI official says Clyde was discharged from the Army in 2017. The Army says he served as an infantryman from August 2015 to February 2017 and achieved the rank of private first class.

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3:30 p.m.

The FBI says the man who was killed in a shootout at a federal courthouse in Dallas was an Army veteran who was carrying more than five 30-round magazines and a high-powered rifle.

Authorities say 22-year-old Brian Isaack Clyde was fatally shot Monday morning as he exchanged gunfire with federal officers. FBI agent Matthew DeSarno says the motive for the shooting is under investigation.

DeSarno says Clyde was discharged from the Army in 2017. He could not say what type of discharge Clyde received.

At a news conference, officials praised the federal officers who stopped the gunman.

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1 p.m.

A photo of the man who was fatally shot after opening fire on a federal courthouse in Dallas shows him wearing a mask and tactical gear while carrying a long gun.

Authorities say 22-year-old Brian Isaack Clyde opened fire on the Earle Cabell Federal Building Monday morning and was then killed in an exchange of gunfire with federal officers.

Dallas Morning News photographer Tom Fox captured the image of the shooter outside the building. It shows him with several magazines on his belt and wearing a heavy vest.

Fox witnessed the gunman opening fire. One of his later photographs shows authorities tending to the shooter as he lay on the ground in a parking lot.

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11:50 a.m.

The FBI says a 22-year-old man who was shot in an exchange of gunfire with federal officers outside a federal courthouse in Dallas has died.

FBI Special Agent in Charge Matthew DeSarno said late Monday morning that Brian Isaack Clyde was pronounced dead at a hospital after the shooting outside the downtown Earle Cabell Federal Building.

DeSarno says they have no information indicating there were other shooters or other threats to the community.

A bomb squad meanwhile has been conducting controlled explosions of a vehicle associated with Clyde.

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10:45 a.m.

A bomb squad has conducted a controlled explosion of the vehicle associated with a person who was shot while exchanging gunfire with federal officers outside a Dallas courthouse.

Police said earlier Monday that the bomb squad was examining the vehicle. Police then said they would do a controlled explosion. A loud blast was heard at 10:38 a.m.

Police say the person shot outside the Earle Cabell Federal Building has been taken to a hospital. No information has been released about that person’s condition. Police say no one else was injured.

A large law enforcement presence is visible downtown, and police have closed off several blocks around the federal building.

Police say federal officers are leading the investigation.

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10:30 a.m.

Dallas police say a bomb squad is examining the vehicle of the person who was shot while exchanging gunfire with federal officers.

Police say the person who was shot outside the Earle Cabell Federal Building Monday morning was taken to a hospital. Police say no one else was injured.

The Dallas Morning News reports that one of its photographers outside the building witnessed a gunman opening fire. A photograph showed authorities tending to a man lying on the ground in a parking lot outside the building.

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10 a.m.

Police say a person has been shot after exchanging gunfire with federal officers outside a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas.

Police say the suspect in the shooting Monday morning outside the Earle Cabell Federal Building has been taken to a hospital and that no one else was injured.

The Dallas Morning News reports that one of its photographers outside the building witnessed a gunman opening fire. A photograph shows authorities tending to a man lying on the ground in a parking lot outside the building.

The window panes in a revolving door of courthouse were broken afterward.

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