Gunman Fires On Dallas Police Outside Headquarters

(FOX News) A crazed gunman armed with an automatic weapon and a shotgun fired on officers outside Dallas Police Headquarters early Saturday morning before he was believed killed by a police sniper following an hours-long standoff.

Dallas Police Chief David Brown said at a press conference hours later that the gunman ranted in a 911 call after the attack about killing cops and came within seconds of doing so in the case of several officers.

"We barely survived the intent of this suspect," Brown said.

He said it was extremely fortunate no officers were hurt.

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