DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A peaceful protest against nationwide officer-involved shootings took a sinister turn at about 9 p.m. Thursday night after snipers shot 11 police officers, killing four, according to Dallas Police Chief Brown.
“Some officers were shot in the back,” said Chief Brown, who added during a press conference that they believe a bomb may be hidden somewhere downtown.
Police named Mark Hughes, whose brother is one of the organizers of the rally as a person of interest. He later turned himself in. Another alleged suspect was in a shootout with SWAT officers before he was taken into custody late Thursday night. SWAT found a suspicious package near him and the DPD bomb squad secured it.