DALLAS: ELEVEN OFFICERS SHOT BY TWO SNIPERS, FIVE OFFICERS KILLED, CIVILIAN WOUNDED
Reports from Dallas aired on Fox News state that none of the shooters are in custody, police are negotiating with one of the shooters and that 11 officers were shot–three of those officers have died–and one civilian was wounded.
— The Dallas Morning News Photo/Video (@dallasnewsphoto) July 8, 2016
UPDATE WITH STATEMENT BY CHIEF BROWN:
— James Rose (@JamesRoseFox4) July 8, 2016
KDFW is reporting police are negotiating with a second suspect in the shooting of police officers in Dallas. pic.twitter.com/AztV5XCQPe
— Fox News (@FoxNews) July 8, 2016
Reports also state that the shooters were wearing masks and body armor.
UPDATE: Dallas Rapid Transit Authority states one of their officers has died and that three others are wounded with non-life threatening wounds.
Four DART police officers were shot in downtown Dallas. 1 deceased, others not life-threatening. No IDs yet. Updates via twitter.
— dartmedia (@dartmedia) July 8, 2016
“Four DART police officers were shot in downtown Dallas. 1 deceased, others not life-threatening. No IDs yet. Updates via twitter.”
MORE UPDATES: KDFW-TV reports via Fox News that two snipers shot ten police officers and three of those officers have been killed-one DART and two Dallas police officers.
Chief Brown says total officers shot is now 11. One civilian wounded.
— Tristan Hallman (@TristanHallman) July 8, 2016
“Chief Brown says total officers shot is now 11. One civilian wounded.”
UPDATE 11:20 p.m. CDT: KDFW reports that a fourth officer has died. Three Dallas police officers have died and one DART officer has also died from wounds in the sniper attacks.
UPDATE 2:00 P.M. CDT:
It has been a devastating night. We are sad to report a fifth officer has died.
— Dallas Police Dept (@DallasPD) July 8, 2016
“It has been a devastating night. We are sad to report a fifth officer has died.”