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09:15  14 august  2019
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San Antonio police are questioning a man who they have in custody regarding a shooting that left windows shattered on several offices in a Northeast According to police, shots were fired possibly from across Loop 410, hitting the windows in the building, including the ICE office , officials said.

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No one was injured, but "had the bullets gone two inches in another direction, we could be here today talking about the murder of a federal official," said Christopher Combs, the FBI's special agent in charge in San Antonio.

Investigators said at a news conference that multiple shots were fired into offices of ICE's Immigration Enforcement and Removal division about 3 a.m. Regional offices of The GEO Group Inc., a private prison company that operates ICE detention facilities, are in the same building.

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Authorities took a man into custody for allegedly firing a gun at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in San Antonio , shattering several windows. The San Antonio Police Department responded early Tuesday morning to a shooting that took place at a building that houses the

The windows of the ICE office near Loop 410 and Nacogdoches Road were shattered by shots police believe were fired from across the freeway before 3am on “Police said they took a man into custody who was found along Village Drive, not far from where the shooting occurred,” the San Antonio

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ICE said in a statement that shots were fired into a second nearby building that also houses ICE-related offices. The address of that building wasn't specified.

"All of the shots that we have found are on the floors where ICE had offices," Combs said, adding: "They knew what floors ICE was on, they knew what buildings they were in, and they hit those.

He called the shootings "cowardly, brazen, violent acts, absolutely without justification."

Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of Citizenship and Immigration Services, a related agency of the Department of Homeland Security, posted a photo on Twitter of what he said was a bullet hole in a window at one of the targeted offices.

Daniel Bible, ICE's director of enforcement and removal operations in San Antonio, declined to say whether he thought the agency's enforcement policies might have led to the shootings.

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"I don't feel anything about this," Bible told reporters. "Once the investigation is done, we'll know more."

But ICE said later in a statement released through the San Antonio office: "Political rhetoric and misinformation that various politicians, media outlets and activist groups recklessly disseminate to the American people regarding the ICE mission only serve to further encourage these violent acts.

"ICE officers put their lives on the line each and every day to keep our communities safe," the statement said. "This disturbing public discourse shrouds our critical law enforcement function and unnecessarily puts our officers' safety at risk."

Combs of the FBI said investigators were concerned that there could be further attacks.

"We cannot allow political discourse to lead us to the point of violence, where federal employees, innocent people doing their jobs, are put in harm's way," he said.

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