Multiple police officers have been shot during a peaceful Black Lives Matter protest in downtown Dallas.

Authorities have confirmed that two snipers shot a total of 11 officers. Five officers have been killed. Many others have been shot, some reported to have non life-threatening injuries.

One civilian has been wounded.

Videos show crowds peacefully marching, then scattering once gunfire is heard ringing out between the tall buildings of downtown Dallas, near a parking garage.

Hundreds are gathering in cities across the country to protest the recent police-involved shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge and Philando Castile in Minnesota.

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