Baton Rouge police jailed the out Black Lives Matter activist after protesting the death of Alton Sterling.
Jesus Retana, a police officer for Dallas's transit system, was one of seven law enforcement officials injured by a sniper on Thursday; five died.
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"He was upset about Black Lives Matter," Chief David Brown said, adding that the gunman cited this week's killings of two black men by police in Louisiana and Minnesota.
The morning after the single most deadly attack on law enforcement since 9/11, the mayor and police chief of Dallas and President Obama denounced the deadly ambush.
The chief of police in Dallas says they used a bomb on a robot to kill one of the snipers who opened fire at 11 officers, killing five and wounding at least seven more.
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