BREAKING NEWS: Ten officers shot, three dead in US protest: Dallas police chief
UNITED STATES: Ten police officers have been shot, three killed, when shots rang out during a protest against police racial bias in downtown Dallas this morning (July 8), authorities said.
Friday 8 July 2016, 11:06AM
Police officers were shot during a rally in Dallas, part of demonstations in several cities against the fatal police shootings of African-American men in Minnesota and Louisiana. Photo: Laura Buckman/AFP
“Tonight, it appears that two snipers shot 10 police officers from elevated positions during the protest/rally. Three officers are deceased, two are in surgery and three are in critical condition,” Dallas Police Chief David Brown said in a statement.
“An intensive search for suspects is currently underway. No suspects are in custody at this time.
“Please keep us in your thoughts and prayers tonight.”
More details to follow.