Multiple Police Officers Shot After Rally In Downtown Dallas

At least 10 police officers were shot by snipers in downtown Dallas, Texas, on Thursday night following a march protesting recent police shootings of black men. At least three of the officers died, and three others were in critical condition, according to Dallas Police Chief David Brown. CNN reported that at least three of the wounded officers were from the Dallas Area Rapid Transit police, with local TV news reporting the gunfire had come from a nearby rooftop. Brown said there were two snipers. Like the fatal shooting of a black motorist in Minnesota on Wednesday, the chaotic scene was captured by a bystander on Facebook Live video. A diverse crowd had attended the peaceful protest along downtown streets, and police had even joined in, posing with demonstrators.

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