Suspect in Dallas Police Shooting Struck by Sniper After Attack on Police Headquarters

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Gunman opened fire on Dallas Police Department and rammed a police car before fleeing

Nathan Koppel reports: The suspected gunman who opened fire on the Dallas Police Department’s headquarters early Saturday was believed to be dead after a standoff with officers, Police Chief David Brown said.

Police couldn’t confirm whether the suspect, who was in an armored van that he claimed had explosives inside, was alive. Police hadn’t yet confirmed the man’s identity.

Snipers shot at the van’s front window and struck the suspect, Mr. Brown said. Police were using a robot to determine whether explosives remain near the vehicle.

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Police had chased the suspect to a parking lot at a Jack in the Box restaurant south of Dallas after he fired on officers at the Dallas police headquarters early Saturday. No officers were injured in the shootings.

The suspect in the vehicle claimed police had earlier accused him of being a terrorist and had taken his child, and that he planned to blow up the police in retribution. The negotiations with the suspect were becoming increasingly hostile….(read more)

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