- The Washington Times - Saturday, June 13, 2015

CNN anchor Fredricka Whitfield appears to have misspoken while referring to the gunman who opened fire on the Dallas Police headquarters as “courageous and brave.”

“It was very courageous and brave, if not crazy as well, to open fire on the police headquarters, and now you have this scene, this standoff. So you believe these are the hallmarks of more than one person’s involvement,” Ms. Whitfield said while speaking with CNN legal analyst Philip Holloway, Mediaite reported.

Early Saturday morning a lone gunman armed with a rifle and a shotgun opened fire on officers outside the police headquarters. The gunman was eventually shot by a police sniper after an hours-long standoff. 

No one was injured in the standoff other than the gunman, who was later confirmed dead by police. 

“First off I want to say that I think the Dallas police department did an excellent job handling this situation and were very fortunate that no one other than the suspect was injured,” Mr. Holloway said, adding that he did believe there was evidence that the gunman had an accomplice who may have helped plan the attack, Mediaite reported. 

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