Two shot in Dallas bank robbery

MESQUITE, Texas (AP) - Officials say two bank employees were shot during an attempted robbery in the Dallas suburb of Mesquite.

Compass Bank spokesman Ed Bilek (BIL'-ek) says both workers were in stable condition at a hospital after Friday's shooting. He wasn't aware of other injuries.

Mesquite police dispatcher Lisa Walvel says police asked area schools to be locked down as a precaution. Officials had no other details on the attempted robbery.

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