Hip Hop Figures React To Dallas Police Shooting


(AllHipHop News) Last night (July 7), law enforcement officials were targeted in a gun attack in Dallas, Texas. As of press time, 5 cops have been killed and another 6 wounded.

One suspect involved in a standoff with police has reportedly taken his or her own life. Three other people are said to be in custody. None of the suspects have been identified yet.

The shooting took place during a protest against police violence. However, no motive for the onslaught has been reported.

Several figures connected to the Hip Hop community have reacted to the Dallas shooting.

While many celebrities addressed the growing tension in America, some of the social media messages were a response to former Republican House representative Joe Walsh’s tweet that appeared to be a threat against Black Lives Matter protesters and President Barack Obama.

Check out the social media posts below.

Wait…forgive my “going through timeline backwards” in real time reactions (was on a plane some 8 hours barely had signal)—I’m just….

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11 Officers shot, 4 killed WE HAVE TO BE BETTER! PRAY FOR PEACE!

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I’m hurting

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? damn

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