- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 20, 2016

DALLAS (AP) - Part of a Dallas homeless camp under an Interstate 45 bridge has been closed in a process to relocate the estimated 200 residents.

Dallas police, social workers and cleaning crews arrived at the scene Tuesday as part of the continuing closure effort.

The Dallas City Council earlier this year endorsed shutting down the encampment dubbed Tent City amid safety and housing concerns.

Police are investigating two deaths at the homeless camp since January. Investigators say another person was stabbed Tuesday night but survived.

Officials are concentrating on closure of the south part of the camp, with a second section facing closure in the next week.

Authorities have said they plan to have the Tent City closed by May 4 and all residents relocated to shelters or other housing.

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