Dallas paramedic shooting suspect found dead, 2nd body found

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Brown, armed with a semi-automatic rifle, shot the neighbor and then opened fire on emergency responders, hitting one of the paramedics, Blankenbaker said.

- The Dallas paramedic shot while responding to a call Monday is still in critical condition.

Rawlings said the paramedic underwent surgery and was in intensive care in critical but stable condition at Baylor University Medical Center. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings confirmed that the paramedic, who suffered severe blood loss, had undergone multiple surgeries and more will be required, along with "extensive medical treatment".

Dallas police say a shooting that critically wounded a paramedic started as a dispute between two neighbors.

Officers called to a Reynolds Avenue home about 11:30 a.m. found a Dallas Fire-Rescue ambulance already at the scene and a firefighter-paramedic and another person bleeding in the street, interim Dallas Police Chief David Pughes said.

Evans said An is a 10-year veteran of Dallas Fire-Rescue and a married father of a 3-year-old child, with another child on the way.

The victim originally had been described as a firefighter; officials later said he is a fire department paramedic.

Firefighters said it is routine for them to arrive to a scene of a shooting before police as was the case Monday.

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"(Cleveland paramedics) are trained to look for scene safety to make sure they're safe before they even go in, but things can happen in a moment's notice and I want to make sure that they're safe", Cleveland EMS Commissioner Nicole Carlton told The Plain-Dealer at the time. Inside police found Brown and his roommate dead - Brown from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

At least 40 police units have responded to the location in East Dallas, according to the Dallas Police Department.

Dallas police officers have surrounded a home in the area and are trying to apprehend the shooting suspect, WFAA reported about noon on Monday. The mayor says the threat is over in the neighborhood.

The Dallas Police Association first tweeted that a fireman had been shot and officers were "pinned down by gunfire". No other details about their conditions were released.

- Jason Wheeler (@jasonwheelertv) May 1, 2017@DallasFireRes_q confirming 1 paramedic shot while responding to a call.

Chief Pughes said the incident is still under investigation and although scarce at this time, additional details will be released as soon as possible.

The shooting occurred at Dallas Fire-Rescue's Dodd J. Miller Training Center, local affiliates reported.