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Building declared safe after suspected murder suicide in Dallas skyscraper

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Posted at 10:16 AM, Apr 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-24 14:54:03-04

A Dallas office building was evacuated Monday after two people were killed in a suspected murder suicide.

Police were called to the scene at about 10:30 a.m. CT, and the building was evacuated shortly after. According to a spokesman for the Dallas Police, a man and a woman were killed in the incident.

Police suspect that the man shot and killed the woman before killing himself. The woman was reportedly the man's boss. Identities of the deceased individuals and the company for which they worked were not released pending the notification of their families.

One police officer was injured by debris at the scene, though no one else suffered life-threatening injuries.

 

 

 

 

Police cars and fire trucks could be seen at the building. A broken window in the building also can be seen from the outside. Two ambulances were dispatched to the area, according to the Dallas Morning News

The newspaper reported that the building was delcared safe at 12:49 p.m. CT. m. ET.

 

SHOOTING SCENE- Office bdlg..LBJ Frwy near Coit. Window busted out on 7th floor. Police, fire all around. pic.twitter.com/3BPsR7AW1L

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.