DALLAS — Here are the facts and what we know regarding Thursday night’s shooting in downtown Dallas so far:
Snipers opened fire on a peaceful protest in downtown Dallas shortly after 9 PM Thursday night.
14 people were shot, 12 were officers and 2 civilians.
5 of the officers have died: 4 Dallas Police officers and 1 DART officer.
Police say a female suspect was taken into custody around 11:30 PM after a shootout with Dallas SWAT officers.
Police engaged in a standoff with a second suspect in the El Centro College parking garage. He has been identified as Micah X. Johnson and was killed when police sent in a bomb robot to diffuse the explosive he had.
Names of the officer’s killed known thus far:
- Michael Smith, 55
- Patrick Zamrippa, 33
- Brent Thompson, 43
- Michael Krol, 40
- Lorne Ahrens