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Dallas: Five Police Officers Shot Dead; Obama Condemns "Vicious, Calculated and Despicable Attack" | Democracy Now!: In Dallas, Texas, five police officers have been shot dead and six others wounded. They were shot while patrolling a demonstration against the recent police shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. Authorities have identified the gunman as Micah Xavier Johnson. Police say he was killed by a police robot after a standoff. At a press conference Police Chief David Brown said officers conducted negotiations with the gunman before they killed him. Brown said the gunman told officers that he "wanted to kill white people, especially white officers." We hear President Obama’s remarks and speak to Graham Weatherspoon, a retired detective with the New York City Police Department.

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