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"Oh my god."

Image source: Instagram/@FlashyFilms_/Bryan Armstrong

DALLAS (TheBlaze/AP) -- A police officer shot and injured a man who was involved in a domestic disturbance outside a baggage claim area at Dallas Love Field airport on Friday, authorities said.

Image source: Instagram/@FlashyFilms_/Bryan Armstrong

Police were responding to reports that the man had been throwing rocks at a vehicle outside an airport terminal in an apparent dispute with a woman, Dallas Assistance Chief of Police Randall Blankenbaker said at an afternoon news conference.

Video posted by Instagram user @flashyfilms- and credited to Bryan Armstrong shows people scattering outside a baggage claim door as an officer in a yellow vest trains a gun toward a baggage claim entrance. At least eight gunshots can be heard as a man's voice repeatedly yells "stand down!" A woman can be heard screaming.

Another bystander is heard saying "oh my god" multiple times.

Warning: Video is graphic.

I just got off the plane at Dallas Lovefield airport and this what I come out to. You can use this footage with video credit to Bryan Armstrong/ @flashyfilms_ #DallasLoveFieldShooting

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Traveler Lucinda Fonseca told WFAA-TV that she and her husband were coming out of the baggage claim area when they saw police approaching the man throwing rocks and one of the officers drew a gun.

"The man was yelling at the cops, basically saying 'shoot me shoot me, I dare you,' something to that effect," Fonseca said.

She heard gunfire while trying to reach a vehicle picking up the couple.

"I crouched down on the ground," she said. "I didn't know where the bullets were going."

WFAA-TV reported that there was one black vehicle with its windows busted out sitting outside the area. Clothes and rocks were also found in the vicinity.

Image source: WFAA-TV

Southwest Airlines confirmed in a statement that all of its employees and customers were safe.

No officers were injured, according to WFAA-TV.

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