4 cops shot dead during Dallas protests: Two active snipers reported

07:58, 08 July 2016
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As demonstrators peacefully marched across the United States in protest against the police shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, the protests in Dallas, Texas, were abruptly interrupted by gunfire, according to media reports.

REUTERS

Dallas police say four officers have died after at least two snipers opened fire during protests downtown Thursday night. Seven other officers were wounded, according to the Associated Press.

The protests were peaceful besides the shooting, vox.com reported.

Local police say a suspect in shooting of officers at Dallas protests is in custody and a person of interest has surrendered, AP wrote.

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