Local Leaders React to Dallas Shootings

Local leaders are speaking out about the Dallas ambush, including Mayor Tom Barrett.

"Every American, every American needs to condemn the violence that occurred in Dallas last night,” said Barrett.

The mayor called what happened in Dallas an assassination and said it could have happened here.

He asked everyone to thank a police officer today for their service and sacrifice.

Police Chief Ed Flynn just finished talking about the Dallas ambush and protecting police officers.

"Black lives matter all the time. They matter when they are murdered by gang members they matter when they are murdered by robbers. they matter when they are murdered by carjackers. They matter when police officers lay down their lives in defense of them,” said Chief Flynn.

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