The first officer killed in Dallas has been identified
Officer Brent Thompson, a recently married, seven-year veteran of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Police, has been identified as one of the officers killed on a chaotic Thursday night in Dallas.
The DPD has yet to identify the four officers who died.
“Our hearts are broken,” DART spokesperson Morgan Lyons said in a written statement to the Dallas Morning News.
DART identifies Brent Thompson, 43, as DART officer killed in #Dallas shooting https://t.co/TdfButTCF2 pic.twitter.com/aCLKESHhDa— Dallas Morning News (@dallasnews) July 8, 2016
DART Chief James Spiller spoke to MSNBC about Thompson early Friday morning.