Dallas, TX– Downtown Dallas was in lockdown Friday after snipers shot 12 officers, five fatally, during a protest over the deadly police shootings of black men elsewhere in the country this week.
The ambush marked the deadliest day for law enforcement since Sept. 11, 2001.
Three people were in custody and a fourth suspect exchanged gunfire with authorities in a parking garage at El Centro Community College into the morning, Dallas Police Chief David Brown said.
The fourth suspect was killed at around 2:45 a.m. (3:45 a.m. ET). Earlier, he had told police negotiators that “the end is coming” and that “there are bombs all over the place in this garage and downtown,” Brown said.
The chaos started Thursday night, when at least two snipers fired from an elevated position on police officers minutes before 9 p.m. local time (10 p.m. ET), Brown said. He called it an “ambush-style” shooting.
“We believe that these suspects were positioning themselves in a way to triangulate on these officers from two different perches in garages in the downtown area, and planned to injure and kill as many law enforcement officers as they could,” he told a news conference — noting …Read the Rest
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