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Dallas shooting: Gunman wanted to kill whites says police chief

The suspect, identified as Micah Johnson, 25, said he was appalled by the recent police were shooting black people, Police Chief David Brown said.

Five policemen were slain and seven wounded during a march against shooting black men by police.

Three people have been arrested but it is not clear whether other men.

held protests in Dallas after the deaths this week Philando Castile in Minnesota and Alton Sterling in Louisiana.

Mr Brown said the suspect is dead when police use of explosives by a robot in a tense stand-off ends in a building where he took cover. For this, he said a negotiator

“He said he was upset about Black Lives Case [protests] was, he said he was appalled by the recent police shooting”. Mr Brown a press conference.

“the suspect said he was troubled by white people. The suspect said he wanted white people, especially white to kill officers.”

Mr Brown added that the man said he not only groups

But connected and Mr Brown acted alone., Earlier speaking on Friday, has said two snipers from “elevated position” fired, shoot some officers in the back.

red roses and worn looking stuffed animals left on Griffin Street near the place where the officers shot down.

Dozens of police are now patrolling the area under a harsh midday sun, and employees of a nearby Westin Hotel is lugging around giving bottled water and dried bars to officials.

Things are tense. Brandt Sadlowski, 24, has an argument with the officers about his gun, a 9mm that he wears on his belt.

It is legal in Texas, but the officers asked him to steer clear of the memorial. The police do not want incidents – especially not today.

The White House later said investigators have certainly from any connection with a terrorist organization.

Micah Johnson with his mother in Mesquite, an eastern suburb of Dallas, and was a member of the US Army Reserve, US media reported.

Researchers subsequently sealed and searched his home, carrying away several bags of material.

Gunfire erupted around 20:45 local time on Thursday (01:45 GMT Friday) as protesters marched through the city. There was panic as people stir for cover. The police ambush so carefully planned and executed.

Officers later surrounded a car park near El Centro College where the stand-off with the suspect have been made.

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings said two civilians were also injured in the shooting. A surgery for a gunshot wound to the leg.

He said the three suspects in custody so far has been co-operating and was “tight-lipped”.

President Barack Obama, the presence of a NATO summit in Poland, calling it an “evil, calculated and despicable attack on law enforcement.”

He later ordered all flags on public buildings be flown halfmas.

US Attorney General Loretta Lynch described events in Dallas as “an unfathomable tragedy.”

“Americans across our country a sense of helplessness, uncertainty and fear,” she said.

“These feelings are understandable and justified. But the answer is not to force.”

The Dallas attack indicates the deadliest day for our law enforcement since the 9/11 attacks in 2001.

The rally which path wound through the city was one of several held in the US on police use of lethal force against African Americans.

Philando Castile shot dead after his car stopped by police in St. Paul, Minnesota, said yesterday.

Alton Sterling was slain by police a day earlier in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Both incidents were caught on video, reigniting which has become a national debate.

The disturbing video of Philando Castilla’s last breath galvanized Pastor Thomas Myth more to speak out publicly against the police murder.

But, he says, the Dallas attacks to push a setback to the activists for change and justice not. The mood in St. Paul was absorbed sober as residents turn this shock and what it can mean.

“Dallas is a larger than Philando,” says Mr. Castilla’s friend to media at the protest site outside the Governor’s Mansion, and adds. “This is bigger than all of us”

“I hope there is justice for the people’s murder in Dallas and for the person who has done the murder here,” one of the protesters. When he was not expected to fears.

“I hope not cop gets angry here and try to take revenge.”

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