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Police chief: Sniper shot suspect in Dallas police HQ


 

Dallas’ police chief says a sniper has shot the suspect in an overnight attack on police headquarters and that the department is checking to see if he’s still alive.

Police Chief David Brown says an officer shot the suspect Saturday morning while the suspect was holed up in a van in a parking lot in the Dallas suburb of Hutchins. He says the man told police he had explosives in the van.

Brown says investigators believe the man acted alone in the early-morning attack on Dallas police headquarters, despite early witness reports that others may have taken part. Police recovered two explosive devices near the building.

Brown says the man identified himself as James Boulware and said he blamed police for losing custody of his son and “accusing him of being a terrorist.”


 
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