Mother Who Took Bullet While Shielding Sons From Gunfire in Dallas Recounts Ambush

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

When the shooting started at the Black Lives Matter protest here last week, Shetamia Taylor shouted at her four sons to run.

Shetamia Taylor listens during a news conference July 10, as her sons tell reporters of the night when a gunman killed five police officers and wounded seven others, including Taylor. (Credit: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

Shetamia Taylor listens during a news conference July 10, as her sons tell reporters of the night when a gunman killed five police officers and wounded seven others, including Taylor. (Credit: Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

“They started running up the block and I was running behind them and I felt the bullet,” she said Sunday.

Taylor, 38, had been shot from behind, in her right calf. Still standing, she looked to a police officer ahead of her, a heavyset, balding white man.

Then he was shot, too.

Click here to read the full story on LATimes.com.