The officers had been patrolling the non-violent demonstration before five were killed and seven more were wounded. "Her mother held a sign with "#Justice 4 Philando Castile " on it. The U.S. Justice Department, after all , did largely corroborate the police account of the events that led to officer Darren Wilson killing black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, in August 2014, in a case that fueled the Black Lives Matter movement .
A senior US law enforcement official familiar with the investigation identified the deceased suspect as Micah Xavier Johnson. A search of the suspect's home led to the discovery of bomb making materials, ballistic vests, ammunition, and a personal journal of combat tactics.
But before his death, he described his motive during negotiations, according to the chief. The confrontation followed the deadliest day for USA law enforcement since the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Suddenly all hell broke loose as shots were fired. We bought something to help him out. Sterling is one of 122 black Americans shot and killed by police so far in 2016, according to a Washington Post database of fatal police shootings.
As of 18:00 BST on Friday, Mrs May had secured the backing of 96 Tory MPs, while Stephen Crabb had 22, Mrs Leadsom had 21, Mr Gove had 18 and Liam Fox had 10. But endorsing him today Ms Morgan - who took on his education brief after he was sacked by David Cameron over confrontations with teachers - said Mr Gove was "a man of enormous principles and conviction".
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings applauded Brown for making "the right call" and said he would have no qualms about resorting to the same strategy in the future. A total of 11 officers were shot, and some of the six officers injured are undergoing surgery, authorities said. "Our profession is hurting", Brown said Friday morning.
State and local law enforcement officials briefed Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on Friday about their public safety strategies. It was the deadliest day for USA law enforcement since the September 11, 2001, attacks, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, which monitors the police deaths.