Texas gunman was veteran, loner with weapons cache at home

A small memorial adorns the site of the shootings in Dallas, Texas, on July 8, 2016The gunman behind a sniper-style attack in Dallas was an Army veteran and loner driven to exact revenge on white officers after the recent deaths of two black men at the hands of police, authorities said Friday. Micah Johnson, 25, had no criminal history, Dallas police said in a statement. Police found bomb-making materials and other weaponry at his suburban home following his deadly rampage Thursday night at a rally held to protest this week’s fatal shooting of two black men by police in other states.

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