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Texas police shoot, kill gunman at youth summer camp, authorities say


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A man with a gun was shot dead Monday in Duncanville, Texas, after entering a facility where children were attending a youth summer camp, authorities said.

No children, staff or police were injured in the incident inside Duncanville Fieldhouse, Duncanville Police said.

Officers responded around 8:45 a.m. to reports that a man with a gun was inside the building, where about 150 children were attending summer camp, Duncanville Police Officer Michelle Arias told reporters on places.

“Officers located a subject armed with a firearm and engaged the subject,” Arias said. “Subject was struck and officers provided first aid. Suspect was transported to hospital and later pronounced deceased.”

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No additional information about the man or why he entered the building was immediately available.

Police shot and killed a gunman after entering Duncanville Fieldhouse, where about 150 children were attending summer camp, police said.
(FOX4 Dallas-Fort Worth KDFW)

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Police said summer campers were being moved from the Fieldhouse to the Duncanville Recreation Center, where parents could pick them up.


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