The Triangulated Terror Attack in Dallas

Update: BREAKING: Dallas mayor tells CBS that 12 police officers and two civilians were shot during sniper attack. The dead shooter (sniper) was killed by a police robot with an explosive.

The deadliest day for law enforcement since 9/11 and now the biggest crime scene is law enforcement history. 3 are in custody.

Reuters: Police described Thursday night’s ambush as carefully planned and executed.

Dallas Police Chief David Brown said the shooters, some in elevated positions, used sniper rifles to fire at the officers in what appeared to be a coordinated attack.

“(They were) working together with rifles, triangulating at elevated positions in different points in the downtown area where the march ended up going,” Brown told a news conference, adding a civilian was also wounded.



Meanwhile, there is Islamic State following Dallas:

Jihadi Telegram Channel Finds Inspiration in Dallas Sniper Attack on Police


A jihadi Telegram channel found inspiration in the sniper attack in Dallas, Texas, in which five police officers were killed, suggesting Muslim fighters carry out similar shootings, and that online jihadists instigate black men against the U.S. government.

WFAA: Early Thursday evening, protesters gathered to speak out and march after videos emerged this week of two officer-involved shootings that led to the deaths of Alton Sterling, 37, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Philando Castile, 32, in Falcon Heights, Minnesota.

The night began with protesters gathering at a downtown Dallas park and then marching through the streets. It ended abruptly when shots were fired, striking at least 11 officers, killing five.

8:59p Just before 9 p.m., police report shots fired.

9:05p Video captures gunshots ringing out. Officers yell “active shooter” around area of San Jacinto and Griffin streets.

9:40p Two officers reported down.

9:41p Police clear out the Bank of America building, the tallest skyscraper in Dallas.

10:23p DART police reports four officers shot, including one dead. The deceased officer was later identified as Ofc. Brent Thompson, 43. The update brought the total number of officers shot to six.

10:29p Chief David Brown reports 10 officers were shot by two snipers. He says three of those officers have died.

10:44p Dallas police and ATF officers expand their perimeter as their search for the suspects continue.

10:52p Dallas police release image of a person they call a suspect on their Twitter page. Chief David Brown also tweets about the man, calling him a person of interest, not a suspect. The man is later identified as Mark Hughes, who’s brother recorded video declaring his brother’s innocence. He’s later released by police.

10:53p Authorities raise number of officers shot to 11.

11:10p Shots fired in El Centro parking garage in downtown Dallas; SWAT team corners suspect

11:13p Dallas police announce fourth officer dies.

11:27p Police say that they’ve taken a female suspect into custody after a shootout at the El Centro College. Second suspect still at scene.

11:47p Police departments across the nation, including Houston and Seattle, report they’ve begun pairing up officers as a precaution.

11:55p Police announce the large police presence on I-35 was in connection to a suspicious incident in which police say they followed a vehicle

1:15a Students and staff still inside El Centro College as it remains in lockdown as standoff continues nearby. 

1:35a A police flash bang goes off at scene of standoff.

1:47a Fifth officer reported dead.

2:05a Officers line up outside 7-Eleven to stop looting

3:06a Suspect dead after standoff with police in garage. Authorities haven’t revealed how the suspect died.

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