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2016 shuitin o Dallas polis officers

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2016 shuitin o Dallas polis officers
LocationMain Street an S. Lamar Street, Dallas, Texas, Unitit States
Coordinates32°46′46.4″N 96°48′15.4″W / 32.779556°N 96.804278°W / 32.779556; -96.804278Coordinates: 32°46′46.4″N 96°48′15.4″W / 32.779556°N 96.804278°W / 32.779556; -96.804278
Date7 Julie 2016 (2016-07-07)
8:58 p.m. (CT)
TargetLaw enforcement in Dallas
Attack teep
Mass shuitin, shuitoot, sniper attack
Daiths6 (includin the perpetrator)
Non-fatal injures
PerpetratorsMicah Xavier Johnson
MotiveRecent polis-involvit shuitins o Alton Sterling an Philando Castile[1]

On 7 Julie 2016, Micah Xavier Johnson ambushed an shot twal polis officers an twa ceevilians in Dallas, Texas, Unitit States, killin five o the officers. Johnson wis a African-American umwhile Airmy Reserve veteran who specifically targetit white polis officers, reportitly angry ower recent polis shootins o black men. The shuitin occurred at the end o a protest against polis killins in the eftermath o the shuitin daiths o Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana an Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota in the precedin days.

Follaein the shuitin, polis uised a robot tae set aff a bomb, killin Johnson an endin a staundaff. Some experts believit it wis the first time in U.S. history a robot wis uised bi polis tae deliver lethal force. It wis the deadliest incident for U.S. law enforcement syne the 11 September 2001, attacks.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Chuck, Elizabeth; Winter, Tom (8 Julie 2016). "Dallas Suspect Was Upset About Recent Police Shootings, 'Wanted to Kill White People'". NBC News. Retrieved 8 Julie 2016.