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Dallas, Texas / Ambush of Police #1100820

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 09, 2016
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(Studio: Reena Ninan) The sniper shooting death of five Dallas police officers during a demonstration last Thursday introduced; photos shown of the officers, shooter Micah Johnson & Philandro Castile, who was killed in Minnesota & Alton Sterling, who was killed in Baton Rouge, by police.

(Dallas: Manuel Bojorquez) The investigation of the shooting ambush during the protests featured; scenes shown of the shooting, the memorials. [Mayor Mike RAWLINGS††, black WOMAN, white MAN - comment.] [Officer Ira CARTER - reacts.]

(Studio: Reena Ninan) Report introduced.

(Washington: Jeff Pegues) Johnson's background as a soldier, his building an arsenal & his journal of tactics reviewed; photos shown. [Former FBI Ron HOSKINS - comments on the shooter.] [RAWLINGS - comments on Johnson's choice.]

(Studio: Reena Ninan) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Omar Villafranca) The "fallen five" slain police officers, who were ambushed in Dallas, featured; photos shown of Patrick Zamarripa††, Brent Thompson, Lorne Ahrens, Michael Krol & Michael Smith. [Father Williams AHRENS, daughter of wounded officer Hunter McBRIDE†- talk about their relatives.] [Dallas Police Assn. Sgt. Mike MATA†- shows the wall of slain officers.] The Dallas memorial shown.

(Studio: Reena Ninan) Report introduced.

(Warsaw: Margaret Brennan) What President Obama, who was in Warsaw, Poland, said about the Dallas police attack featured. [OBAMA - says we are not polarized as in the 1960s; states the danger is we suggest this act speaks to a larger political statement; raises the gun issue.]

(Studio: Reena Ninan) The ambushes of white police officers in Valdosta, Georgia, Missouri & Tennessee & the police shooting of a gunman in Houston reviewed; scenes shown.

(Los Angeles: Teri Okita) The demonstrations against police across the country reviewed; scenes shown from Phoenix, Baton Rouge, Rochester, New York, Atlanta & Los Angeles. [Phoenix protester Marya DANIELS - complains.] [L.A. protester Snopp DOGG - talks about communication.]

Ninan, Reena;
Bojorquez, Manuel;
Pegues, Jeff;
Villafranca, Omar;
Brennan, Margaret;
Okita, Teri

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