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Live updates: Dallas protest shooting

Five police officers have been killed after they were shot in Dallas during a Black Lives Matter protest.

Here's what we know so far:

  • Five police officers died and seven were wounded
  • The suspect, Micah Johnson, was killed in a stand-off with police
  • He allegedly said he wanted to kill white police officers
  • The atrocity follows the fatal police shootings of two black men
  • Bomb-making materials, guns and a bullet proof vest were found at Johnson's home
  • Barack Obama condemned the attack as "vicious, calculated and despicable"
  • The US president will visit the scene next week
  • Dallas Police 'received a new threat' against law enforcement on Saturday
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911 audio recording emerges of Alton Sterling arrest

  • Audio recording courtesy of Broascastify

Audio recording has emerged of the 911 call made by police officers during the arrest of Alton Sterling.

Mr Sterling was shot dead by a police officer outside a shop in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Tuesday sparking national protests.

In the call, the dispatcher is heard saying there was a "suspicious code 2 on Foster close to Fairfield".

The female voice continued, saying: "Selling CD's on the corner, gun in his pocket, he pulled the gun on the complainer and told him he couldn't be around there".

Later in the recording you can hear an unnamed male saying: "Shots fired, shots fired", before adding: "Both officer okay, subject down I need .."

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