Two hours into a peaceful protest march on Thursday night in Dallas, the gunfire began. It rained down from a perch above the crowd. Then the sniper shifted to another spot and opened fire again. It went on until the suspect was cornered — and eventually killed by a robotic bomb maneuvering into place by police. On the streets below, five officers were dead.
This is what we know, and what cameras captured on video during four and a half hours of terror:
These are the stories of the five police officers killed in the deadliest attack on law enforcement since Sept. 11, 2001:
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