What We Know: Quick Facts Regarding Dallas Protest Shooting

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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

 

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