|Micah Xavier Johnson, identified as a gunman in the deadly attack on police officers in Dallas last night, was an enlisted soldier who served a tour of duty in Afghanistan.|
Dallas police killed Johnson, 25, with a robot-delivered bomb after hours of overnight negotiations in a parking garage had failed.
Micah Xavier Johnson
|Snipers opened fire on police officers in the heart of Dallas, killing five officers and injuring six others during protests over two recent fatal police shootings of African American men.|
Gunfire broke out around 8:45 p.m. Thursday while hundreds of people were gathered to protest fatal police shootings in Baton Rouge and St. Paul, Minnesota. The snipers fired “ambush style” upon the officers.
|Dallas Police after shots were fired at a Black Lives Matter rally in downtown Dallas on Thursday, July 7, 2016. Four of the officers who were killed were with the Dallas Police Department. One was a Dallas Area Rapid Transit officer.|