Dallas police on Monday said an active shooter has been reported at a hotel there, according to NBCDFW 5.
Officers reportedly responded to a call at the Dallas Wyndham Suites Park Central in the 7800 block of Alpha Road just after 2:30 p.m. local time.
Tanya Eiserer, a reporter at WFAA TV, tweeted that SWAT was responding to the situation as Dallas police secured the hotel’s parking lot.
Swat is responding to a report of an active shooter at a North Dallas hotel.— Tanya Eiserer (@tanyaeiserer) July 3, 2017
Cops are securing the parking lot and hotel while they wait for SWAT.— Tanya Eiserer (@tanyaeiserer) July 3, 2017
Eiserer said that a man was reportedly acting unusually outside a room at the Dallas Wyndham before shots were ultimately heard there.
Initial information is that a man was acting oddly outside of a hotel room. shots were heard inside the room.— Tanya Eiserer (@tanyaeiserer) July 3, 2017
we interviewed a witness who says she saw a hysterical woman who was in the room where this happened.— Tanya Eiserer (@tanyaeiserer) July 3, 2017
Fire department blocking off parking on the east side of the hotel due to the danger of the active shooter.— Tanya Eiserer (@tanyaeiserer) July 3, 2017
NBC 5’s Kevin Cokely tweeted that a man was barricaded inside the hotel as SWAT teams entered it.
Some Twitter users began expressing concern over the situation in Dallas as it began unfolding that afternoon.
There's an active shooter at a hotel in Dallas, Texas... pray for our people— Shirlz (@youngthuglove) July 3, 2017