UPDATED: 11:20 PM EST
One of the officers shot sustained a non-life threatening wound to his arm, CBS Dallas reports.
Police searched for a suspect or suspects with rifles in a parking garage at Griffin and Lamar in downtown Dallas immediately after the shooting.
DART rail and bus service in downtown has been suspended due to the shooting.
According to multiple reports, at least three police officers were injured in the shooting. Protest participants also say the gunmen opened fire on the crowd.
Five police officers were shot during a protest organized in Dallas, Texas, Fox4News reports.
The protest was organized in response to two police-involved shootings that left Alton Sterling of Louisiana and Philando Castile of Minnesota dead this week.
It’s unclear if the protest is directly related to the shooting.
The condition of the officers in unknown. In videos taken by participants of the protest and bystanders, the gathered crowd can be seen dispersing as gunshots sound off in the background.
The shooting happened just before 9 p.m. as the protestors were marching near Lamar and Main St.
Police sources tell FOX 4 one suspect is down while a second possible suspect is in a downtown Dallas garage and wearing a bulletproof vest and tactical gear.
This is a developing story.
SOURCE: Fox4News | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty
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