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DALLAS MANHUNT: Firefighter shot, police searching for gunman...

DALLAS MANHUNT: Firefighter shot, police searching for gunman...

DALLAS (FOX4) - A Dallas Fire-Rescue firefighter was shot while responding to a call in Southeast Dallas Monday morning.

According to early reports, officers got a call around 11:30 a.m. Monday about a possibly suicidal man on Reynolds Avenue near Dolphin Road and Interstate 30.

When officers got to the neighborhood they spotted a man with a rifle walking down the street. There were reports of shots being fired.

Sources told FOX 4 a firefighter was hit and rushed to a local hospital for surgery. 

“There is another active shooter in Dallas. This time a fireman has been shot, and officers are pinned down by gunfire. Please pray!” DPA said on Twitter.

Police are still looking for the suspect in the area. He’s described as a black male who is about 5 feet 8 inches tall and about 200 pounds. He is bald and walks with a noticeable limp.

Residents in the area are being asked to take cover.

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