A “Black Lives Matter” style rally protesting two recent shootings of black men by officers turned violent Thursday in Dallas.
Black and white officers alike, were on hand to provide protection and safety to the protesters.
Police officers don’t get the luxury of deciding who deserves protection.
Snipers began a coordinated and planned attack from elevated positions. In the end, eleven police officers were shot and five are dead.
From ABC News:
Eleven police officers were shot ambush-style, including five fatally, in Dallas Thursday night by at least two snipers, amid a protest against the recent police shootings of two black men, Alton Sterling in Louisiana, and Philando Castile in Minnesota, according to the Dallas Police.
One of the suspects had engaged in a standoff for several hours with police, but a Dallas city official announced around 3:30 a.m. that it was over. That suspect is now…