At this time, detectives have interviewed over 200 officers and it appears at least 12 officers discharged their duty weapons.
Resources from various federal, state, county and local law enforcement agencies such as the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Marshals, Homeland Security Investigations, Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Public Safety, Texas Rangers, Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Dallas County District Attorney’s Office, and the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department are all assisting with the investigation and the processing of evidence and crime scene locations. Portions of the crime scene locations in the downtown area will remain closed to the public until Wednesday.
The deceased suspect has been identified as Micah Johnson, B/M/25. The suspect has no criminal history. Information provided through the course of the investigation, indicates that the suspect was an Army veteran and others have identified him as a loner. The suspect’s Facebook account included the following names and information: Fahed Hassen, Richard GRIFFIN aka Professor Griff, GRIFFIN embraces a radical form of Afrocentrism, and GRIFFIN wrote a book A Warriors Tapestry.
During the search of the suspect’s home, detectives found bomb making materials, ballistic vests, rifles, ammunition, and a personal journal of combat tactics. Detectives are in the process of analyzing the information contained in the journal.
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