At least two Dallas police officers were shot at a Black Lives Matter march in on Thursday night, Fox News reported. The rally was organized to protest the police shooting deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.
Several videos from the scene have begun to emerge on social media. Live footage was also aired by Fox News and on local media.
Warning: Some of the videos below may contain graphic content.
Video broadcast on Fox News and an affiliate appears to show an officer down:
The shooting was also captured live on Facebook:
Another video was posted on Twitter reporting shots fired at the rally:
Crowds scattered as the shots rang out:
In a video posted by a Dallas resident, sirens can be heard and several shots are then heard:
Details were still unfolding as the news broke minutes after the shooting.
However, the shooting report comes as tensions rose in American cities over the shooting deaths of two African-American men at the hands of police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and in Falcon Hill, Minnesota. Alton Sterling was shot to death in Baton Rouge in an incident captured on cell phone video; Philando Castile’s girlfriend streamed the aftermath of his shooting on Facebook Live. In both cases, calls have arisen for Justice Department investigations.
The rally/march was organized to protest their deaths, The Dallas Morning News says.
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