An active shooter has been reported at the Texas State Fair, one of the largest state fairs in the United States.
BREAKING: Active Shooter at the Texas State Fair
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The shooting reportedly happened just before 8 p.m. local time on Saturday.
Police sources told WFAA two people were shot, but no one was killed.
DFW Scanner on X stated that multiple injuries were reported and ambulances were requested on scene.
Shooting (Dallas) Dallas PD is on scene of a shooting at the State Fair near the food court. Multiple injuries reported. Ambulances requested to the scene. Updates to follow. AVOID THE AREA!
— DFW Scanner (@DFWscanner) October 15, 2023
“The State Fair of Texas is being evacuated after a reported shooting, according to the Dallas Police Department. Details are limited as the situation is active; however, police say one suspect is in custody,” CBS News reported.
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The State Fair was evacuated as police responded.
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Dallas police issued an SFT Safety Alert: “This is a State Fair Emergency Order. @dallaspd is investigating a shooting at the State Fair. The park is being evacuated.”
The DPD is also asking everyone to avoid the area.
This is a breaking news story. It will be updated as reliable information is forthcoming.