Dallas police came to the conclusion that Mike Johnson was the only shooter who opened fire on officers during a protest on Thursday evening, July 7.
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Initially, due to the intensity of the shooting, police believed that criminals was at least two. During the operation, was arrested three people – a woman and two men. After interrogation revealed that they are most likely not involved in this crime.
Mike Johnson (25) he served in the U.S. army and participated in the mission in Afghanistan. His house was found a lot of weapons and ammunition.
During negotiations with police he said he wanted to kill more white police officers and take revenge on them for the deaths of African Americans. Johnson also said that is not a member of any group and act independently. Investigators tend to believe that it’s true.
Johnson shot five police officers, nine people (seven police officers and two civilians) were injured. The shooter refused to surrender and was destroyed by the sapper robot exploded next to him the bomb.
President Barack Obama has decided to cut the visit to Europe and visit Dallas.