DALLAS -- (KDAF) -- Shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday, snipers opened fire in downtown Dallas during a protest over police violence.
Fourteen people were shot; 12 were police officers, five of which have died.
Witnesses reported hearing 50 or more rounds fired just before 9. Protesters and police alike took cover when shots rang out.
A suspect is dead after a standoff with police in the El Centro College parking garage. During the standoff, the suspect said he had bombs placed all over the garage.
After negotiations failed, gunfire was exchanged and a bomb robot was used to denote a device near the suspect, killing him.
A second female suspect was taken into custody.
Police are asking anyone with information about the shootings to call (214) 671-3485.