Dallas Federal Building Gunman Had Leander Ties

Emergency crews respond to Dallas shooting on Monday. (Photo by Michael Bell)

LEANDER, TX — The man killed by Dallas police after opening fire outside a Dallas courthouse on Monday has Leander ties, according to reports.

Leander ISD officials confirmed Brian Isaac Clyde, 22, graduated from Vandegrift High School in 2015 after first enrolling there in 2012, according to a report by Spectrum News. He also attended Leander High School for coursework and activities in connection to his participation in the JROTC program, according to the report.

Clyde reportedly had just graduated from Del Mar Community College in Corpus Christi, earning an associates’s degree of applied science in nondestructive testing technology, the news station reported. College officials said the man had been recognized as an outstanding student during an April ceremony.

Members of the FBI just briefed media on the situation downtown Dallas. pic.twitter.com/g54upNr0xo— Dallas Police Dept (@DallasPD) June 17, 2019

FBI officials have confirmed Clyde was discharged from the U.S. Army in 2017 after having served as an infantryman from August 2015 to February 2017. He achieved the rank of private first class, according to the report.

Police warned of an "active shooter" situation around 9 a.m. on Monday after the gunman exchanged fire with federal officers. No officers or bystanders were hurt, police said.


Video of the shooting at the Federal Building in downtown Dallas. Shot by apartment resident Tim Brown. Puffs of smoke appear to be from return fire by Federal agents. @FOX4 pic.twitter.com/Qz4JMHxRul— Brandon Todd (@BrandonToddFOX4) June 17, 2019

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