At least one sniper in Dallas killed five police officers and wounded seven more in a coordinated attack that ended when police used a robot bomb to kill a shooter who told them he wanted to kill white officers, authorities said Friday. The attack came during one of several protests across the United States against the killing of two black men by police this week, the latest in a long string of killings that gave rise to the Black Lives Matter movement. Police described Thursday night’s ambush as carefully planned, with some shots apparently fired from rooftop positions, and said they had taken three people into custody before killing a fourth after a long standoff in a downtown garage.
The shots rang out as a protest in Dallas was winding down, sending marchers screaming and running in panic through the city’s streets. It was the deadliest day for police in the United States since Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on New York and Washington. Shooters, some in elevated positions, used rifles to fire at the officers in what appeared to be a coordinated attack, Brown said. “(They were) working together with rifles, triangulating at elevated positions in different points in the downtown area where the march ended up going,” Brown told a news conference.
This, a case of hatred against white people, and specifically against police is just another case of division in America propagated by a POTUS that has created this divide with his hateful rhetoric towards police and white people throughout his Presidency. A President’s job is to create unity, and Americanism in his speeches but this President always…
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