TEXAS - At least 11 Dallas police officers have been shot in downtown Dallas, TX. The extent of the officer's injuries are not known at this time. The violent shootings took place during a Black Lives Matter rally downtown to protest the officer-involved shootings this week in Louisiana and Minnesota. Witnesses report hearing more than 30 shots. If you have something to add please leave a comment below.
UPDATE #1: "There are three to six officers who are gravely wounded, according to my sources inside the Dallas Police Department" - KDFW's Shaun Robb
UPDATE #2: DART, (Dallas transit authority) has confirmed one of their officers has died as a result of tonight's shooting.
UPDATE #3: Four DART police officers were shot in downtown Dallas. 1 deceased, others not life-threatening. No IDs yet. Updates via twitter.
UPDATE #4: Ten police officers were shot. 3 of those officers are now deceased.
UPDATE #5: Police suspect sniper fire from an elevated parking garage. Looking for 1-3 shooters.
UPDATE #6: Video of Dallas shooting suspect being arrested wearing body armor.
UPDATE #7: Statement from Chief Brown
UPDATE #8: 11 Officers have been shot. The 11th officer was wounded engaging one of the suspects.
UPDATE #9: Police were ambushed. This was a terrorist situation.
UPDATE #10: One civilian was wounded from the shooting.
UPDATE #11: POLICE RELEASE PHOTO OF DALLAS SNIPER SHOOTING SUSPECT
UPDATE #12: One sniper in police custody.
UPDATE #13: U.S. Marshals have arrived on scene. Dallas has been 'sealed off'
UPDATE #14: VIDEO of police chase / arrest on I-35. Two suspects in custody.UPDATE #15: Update on police chase / arrest
Update: pic.twitter.com/ukWSZJeZo3— Dallas Police Depart (@DallasPD) July 8, 2016
UPDATE #16: Chief of Police said they are "Currently in negotiations with Suspect". Suspect is "Not very cooperative". Suspected Dallas sniper has told negotiators "the end is coming."
UPDATE #17: One female is in custody.
UPDATE #18: As of 1:41 AM (eastern) downtown Dallas is still an active crime scene.
UPDATE #19: As of 2:30 AM (eastern) 3 people are in custody, 1 suspect is actively exchanging gunfire in a garage with police. The suspect claims there are bombs around the city. 4 police officers have been killed, 7 officers are injured, 1 civilian is injured.
UPDATE #20: We have just learned that a 5th officer has passed away.
UPDATE #21: Suspect in Dallas parking garage has died from a self-inflicted gun shot wound.
I am so scared. pic.twitter.com/jw88QnKGXG— Allison (@allisongriz) July 8, 2016