• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

10 officers shot, death toll rises to 5


Dallas, July 8: A protest turned violent when two snipers killed at least 10 officers in Downtown Dallas at a protest of officer-involved shootings across the country. Five of them are reportedly dead.

Dallas Police Chief David Brown said,"Tonight it appears that two snipers shot ten police officers from elevated positions during the protest/rally. hree officers are deceased, two are in surgery and three are in critical condition. An intensive search for suspects is currently underway. No suspects are in custody at this time. We ask that any citizen with information regarding the shootings tonight call 214-671-3485."


The shot officers include Dallas police and DART officers. The shots were fired as the protest rally was heading down Lamar Street near Griffin before 9 pm yesterday. An eye witness said that the shooter had a rifle and stood by the rally and the openly shot at officers. Another participant said, "the protest was a lovely, peaceful march until they were walking down Commerce Street near the Bank of America building parking garage when he heard what sounded like a bunch of firecrackers going off."

The shooting took place near El Centro College. Classes were cancelled on Friday.

OneIndia News

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more