As details emerge from the tragic attack on police officers in Dallas, Texas, Americans everywhere feel shock and disbelief that such an occurrence could take place seemingly out of nowhere.
The shooting, which took place at the end of a protest march in Dallas, was the deadliest attack for police officers since 9/11. 12 officers were shot and 5 were killed by snipers, ambush-style. As the shooting began, chaos erupted in the streets.
Dallas Police Chief David Brown said the suspect killed in the standoff said he was upset over the recent police shootings of black men and wanted to kill white people.
Watch the video capturing the scene below.