‘I Felt Like My Chest Was on Fire': Photo Shows Dallas Police Officer Shooting Protester With Pepper-Ball Gun

People of color say police harassed them while they protested historic police violence. Police then arrested the man who captured the moment

Protesters march through downtown Dallas on Saturday, May 30, 2020.
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The photograph captures a police officer aiming a weapon at a woman. She is holding a purple phone. She has her hair in a top knot. She is wearing workout shorts.

The officer has just blasted her in the breast with a pepper ball. Smoke rises from her T-shirt. She clutches her breast.

In the background, officers are zip-tying two protesters facedown in the grass. Farther back, a protester holds up empty hands.

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