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A Dallas Police officer hugs a child who came to pay respects at a makeshift memorial at Dallas Police Headquarters following the multiple police shootings in Dallas, Reuters

Washington-Dallas Police Chief David Brown defended his department usage of a bomb-carrying robot to kill the suspect in the shooting that took place Thursday evening.

Brown said in a press release that the suspect brutally killed police officers thus he would take this decision, despite its difficulty, again to protect the souls of the officers.

Police Chief emphasized the importance of allowing citizens to protest since this is one of the constitutional rights. “But we expect protestors to show appreciation for us protecting them while protesting”.

Furthermore, police officers denied any connection between the killer and any terrorist or extremist groups. Everything indicates that he was working individually and did not belong to any group.

Yet, the police revealed that a huge arsenal of rifles, explosives and ammunition was found in the killer’s house which means that he was planning for a bigger attack.

“We are convinced that the shooter had other plans in mind”, added Brown.

Mika Johnson (25 years old) killed five officers and wounded nine others during a protest against killing two black people by the Police in Minnesota and Louisiana.

Brown said in an interview with CNN that Johnson served previously in Afghanistan and that he carried out this operation without prior preparation; he just shoot and changed position to distract the attention from the source.

Police Chief added that Johnson made fun of the police members and expressed his desire to kill white people as a revenge for the black people killed by the police. “He wrote RB with his blood on the wall before he died. We are trying to figure out its meaning through searching his house”.

Sunday evening, some protestors clashed with the police and a minimum of 48 people were detained. Not to mention that three countries called citizens for paying attention when visiting the U.S. cities witnessing turbulence.