Incident Summary:

07/07/2017: Assailants set fire to Abounding Prosperity, Inc., an African American Lesbian-Gay-Bi-Trans (LGBT) community center in Dallas, Texas, United States. There were no reported casualties in the attack. No group claimed responsibility; however, sources attributed the incident to anti-LGBT extremists.

GTD ID:
201707070026

When:
2017-07-07

Country:
United States

Region:
North America

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Texas

City:
Dallas

Location Details:
The incident occurred in the 1800 block of Peabody Avenue.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Abounding Prosperity, Inc.
Specific Description African American Lesbian-Gay-Bi-Trans (LGBT) Community Center
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Anti-LGBT extremists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Fire Intentionally Set at Dallas LGBT Community Center: Officials," NBC Dallas-Fort Worth, July 7, 2017."
"Arsonists Set Fire To Dallas LGBT Center," NewNowNext, July 8, 2017."