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In Dallas, A 'Long Investigation' Into Police Shootings Begins03:36
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Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks about recent shootings, Friday, July 8, 2016, at the Justice Department Washington. Lynch said the Dallas police shootings were "an unfathomable tragedy" in a week of "profound heartbreak and loss," but violence is not the answer. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks about recent shootings, Friday, July 8, 2016, at the Justice Department Washington. Lynch said the Dallas police shootings were "an unfathomable tragedy" in a week of "profound heartbreak and loss," but violence is not the answer. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)
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As Dallas mourns the murder of five police officers, an intensive investigation has already begun into the shootings. Attorney General Loretta Lynch addressed the media today, and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives said that it has 30 agents working a "very large" crime scene.

Here & Now's Robin Young gets the latest from NPR justice correspondent Carrie Johnson.

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Carrie Johnson, NPR justice correspondent. She tweets @johnson_carrie.

This article was originally published on July 08, 2016.

This segment aired on July 8, 2016.

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