Snipers in Dallas, killed four people during protests against the fatal killings of two African-American men by police in Louisiana, and Minnesota. A total of 11 officers were shot during the protests.
In total, 11 police officers were shot during the protests, said police chief David brown.
That's what the police know at the moment:
- Police took three suspects into custody, Browne said.
- Brown said it was unclear how many suspects were involved, adding that the police had cornered a suspect in a commercial garage.
- Police are negotiating with the suspect in a garage in downtown, said brown. The police conducts negotiations and leads a gunfight with the suspect for 45 minutes.
The suspect told negotiators about a bomb, allegedly placed in downtown Dallas.
Two of the shooters were snipers who fired from "the hills" and opened fire on the officers from ambush, police said.
According to witnesses, the protesters marched peacefully, but suddenly shots rang out. The crowd began to scatter in all directions. The shooting happened when Americans across the country took to the streets to demand answers over the killing of two black men. They cried, marched and sang "Isign black also has a meaning."
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