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These Are The Victims Of The Dallas Protest Shooting

Posted at 8:11 AM, Jul 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-09 09:27:34-04

These are names of the officers killed in the Dallas shooting at a Black Lives Matter protest Thursday. 

OFFICER PATRICK ZAMARRIPA, 32: Zamarripa was a Dallas police officer and the father of a 2-year-old. He survived three tours in Iraq. 

OFFICER BRENT THOMPSON, 43: Thompson was a Dallas transit authority officer who had previously trained police in Iraq and Afghanistan. He'd married a fellow member of DART within the past two weeks. He became the first officer killed in the line of duty in DART's history. 

OFFICER MICHAEL KROL, 40: Krol was a Dallas police officer who formerly worked as a jail officer in Michigan. According to his family, becoming a police officer was his lifelong dream. 

SENIOR CPL. LORNE AHRENS, 48: Ahrens was a 14-year veteran of the Dallas Police Department and a former semi-pro football player. He made it through surgery after the shooting but died due to complications. 

SGT. MICHAEL SMITH, 55: Smith was a Dallas police officer and a father of two girls. He was a former Army Ranger and had reportedly recently discussed retirement. 

Seven more police officers and two civilians were injured in the attack.

This video includes images from Twitter / @PatrickEZ01Facebook / Brent ThompsonLinkedIn / Brent ThompsonWDIVWayne County Sheriff's OfficeTwitter / @wordsforwagsFacebook / Katrina Swyryn-Ahrens and Getty Images. Music from Chris Zabriskie / CC BY 4.0


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