UPDATE: Death toll rises to 5 dead cops. 12 shot in total.
UPDATE: Death tolls rises to 4 dead cops.
10 cops were shot and 3 killed at a Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas. Reports of one or more men with a rifle specifically targeting police.
A Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas turned violent Thursday night as shots rang out and reports of one or more officers down came in. Police cordoned off the area as they searched for the shooter. Multiple news crews were on the scene covering the protest.
People who attended the rally said there was heavy firing, upwards of 30 shots. One attendee said it sounded like gunfire exchange.
— Caleb Downs (@Calebjdowns) July 8, 2016
Video of scene of officer down active shooter.
— Jamie G. (@Jamie_G13) July 8, 2016
Here’s video of the Black Lives Matter protest that led up to the reported shooting of Dallas police officers.
— ٩(͡๏̯͡๏)۶ Mike Napa (@RealMikeNapa) July 8, 2016
VIDEO OF OFFICERS RESPONDING TO ACTIVE SHOOTER
— G.J. McCarthy (@gjmccarthy) July 8, 2016
And this from a nearby resident:
I am so scared. pic.twitter.com/jw88QnKGXG
— Allison (@allisongriz) July 8, 2016
— miche (@michesf) July 8, 2016