The man identified as 25-year-old Micah Johnson was killed by a robot-delivered bomb after the shootings, which marked the deadliest day for US law enforcement since the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
The man was chased into a parking garage, where he exchanged fire with officers, who later killed him with a robot-delivered bomb, Police Chief David Brown said.
Before dying, the police chief said, the suspect declared to officers that he was upset about recent shootings and wanted to kill whites, "especially white officers".
"The suspect said he was upset with Black Lives Matter". Hughes told a television station that he was "defamed" by the Dallas Police Department, which tweeted the photo of him and described him as a suspect in the shootings of police officers.
THE VICTIMS. Brent Thompson, 43, was the DART officer killed in Thursday's attacks.
Family members of Patrick Zamarripa confirmed that the 32-year-old was also killed in the shooting.
Dallas police say multiple pieces of evidence were seized from the Mesquite home of shooting suspect Micah Xavier Johnson, an Army veteran they say shot 14 people, killing five police officers, Thursday night. The Twin Falls County Sheriff's Office also shared a "We Stand with Dallas" post and wrote, "Our hearts are heavy after tonight's horrific news".
NYPD officers were ordered Friday to travel in pairs and to stay together at all times - even during lunch breaks - amid a heightened threat of violence against police in the wake of the Dallas shooting.
As previously reported, Johnson specialized in carpentry and masonry in the Army Reserve and was a junior enlisted soldier.
"Until we have a better feeling for what's going on in the country", Loomis added.
The Connecticut Police Chiefs Association ranks among the many active groups at the state Capitol - scouring every bill that could possibly affect law enforcement from police body cameras to tasers to excessive force to improving minority recruitment. "We lost touch once he deployed to Afghanistan and I stayed back", the friend told FoxNews.com.
While police had initially said that two snipers were involved in the attacks, it now appears that Johnson was the lone gunman, a law enforcement source told the New York Times.
Johnson had no criminal record or known terror ties, a law enforcement official said.
One of the officials, familiar with the latest information from the Dallas police investigation, said the rifle was an SKS semi-automatic.
After this week's police shooting death of a black man named Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Millere called for violent retaliation by blacks.
Major cities including Chicago, Las Vegas and Cincinnati have now ordered officers to pair up, when they would otherwise be patrolling alone. Gun shots rang out.