Reports: Suspect In Attack On Dallas Police IDed As Micah Xavier Johnson

Dallas police gather as a crowd forms in downtown Dallas, early Friday, July 8, 2016. Snipers opened fire on police officers in Dallas; some of the officers were killed, police said. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
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Multiple news outlets on Friday morning identified the Dallas shooting suspect killed by police as Micah Xavier Johnson, citing various law enforcement sources.

Dallas police have not yet publicly confirmed the identity of the suspect.

CBS News also shared a photo that the network says shows the 25-year-old suspect.

The Los Angeles Times reported that law enforcement said that the suspect does not have a criminal history or any known ties to terrorist groups. Investigators also told the LA Times that the suspect may have belonged to a gun club and practiced target shooting.

Reuters and CNN reported that Johnson was a member of the U.S. Army reserve.

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