WATCH: Veteran News Anchor, Fredricka Whitfield, Apologizes for Calling Dallas Police Headquarters Shooter ‘Brave’

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Updated June 14, 2015, 4:35 p.m. EDT: After experiencing tremendous backlash for calling a suspect in a wild shootout at Dallas Police headquarters “courageous and brave,” CNN’s weekend anchor Fredricka Whitfield apologized Sunday.

The veteran anchor said she misspoke Saturday while speaking with CNN legal analyst Philip Holloway about the suspect.

“I misspoke, and in no way believe the gunman was courageous, nor brave,” she said.

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