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Dallas shooting suspect identified as Micah X. Johnson

Authorities have identified the Dallas shooting suspect killed after a standoff with police as 25-year-old Micah X. Johnson. He lived just east of Dallas, in Mesquite, Texas, and a law enforcement official said that he has "no known criminal history or ties to terror groups," the Los Angeles Times reports.

Johnson was killed after police used explosives to "blast him out," following an hours-long negotiation. Before he was killed, Johnson admitted that he was upset with Black Lives Matter, with "white people," and with "recent police shootings," and that he "wanted to kill white people, especially white officers," Dallas Police Chief David Brown said.