Mayor Mike Rawlings has confirmed 12 police officers were shot and five were killed in an attack by snipers in downtown Dallas at a peaceful protest of officer-involved shootings across the country on Thursday night.
"The National Latino Law Enforcement Organization is saddened by the loss of life of our 4 Dallas Police Officers and the 1 DART Officer. These heroes died at the hands of cowards by being ambushed while protecting and serving the citizens of Dallas as they exercised their First Amendment rights."
- Black POA of Dallas
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