Dallas gunman plotted bigger assault, taunted officers

By REUTERS
July 11, 2016 04:12

 
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The US military veteran who fatally shot five Dallas police officers was plotting a larger assault, possibly using explosives, and he taunted police and wrote on a wall in his own blood before being killed, authorities said on Sunday.

Instead, Micah X. Johnson improvised and used his military training to gun down officers during a demonstration on Thursday evening, Dallas Police Chief David Brown told CNN. It was the deadliest day for US law enforcement since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

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