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Dallas shooting suspect identified as 25-year-old Micah Johnson: US media

Marchers protest against police?shootings of two black men in Louisiana and Minnesota during a demonstration in?Dallas on July 7, 2016. Photograph: (Reuters)

AFP Dallas Jul 08, 2016, 04.17 PM (IST)

The man suspected of opening fire on police officers in Dallas, killing five and wounding seven others, has been identified as 25-year-old Texas resident Micah Johnson, US media reported today.

Johnson lived in the Dallas suburb of Mesquite, CBS News and NBC News reported. He was killed in a tense showdown with police after the shootings, which also left two civilians wounded.

(AFP)

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