On Thursday evening (7/7), a sniper opened fire on police officers in Dallas, Texas following a demonstration concerning recent shootings in Minnesota and Louisiana. Eleven police officers were shot and, as of now, 5 of those officers have died. Others are still listed as in critical condition following the shooting. The incident occurred at 8:58 pm in downtown Dallas. Police officers had one of the suspects located and were negotiating with them. The demonstration was a mostly peaceful demonstration in reaction to the recent shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.