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Police Investigation Hints At Larger Plot By Dallas Gunman

Parishioners of Frienship-West Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, pray together on July 10, 2016, during a "Community Conversation" event following the recent sniper attacks against white police officers.
The Dallas gunman was plotting a major bomb attack, authorities said, urging calm after more than 200 people were arrested in a new night of protests over police violence against blacks. (Laura Buckman/AFP/Getty Images)
Parishioners of Frienship-West Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, pray together on July 10, 2016, during a "Community Conversation" event following the recent sniper attacks against white police officers. The Dallas gunman was plotting a major bomb attack, authorities said, urging calm after more than 200 people were arrested in a new night of protests over police violence against blacks. (Laura Buckman/AFP/Getty Images)
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Due to a scheduling issue, this segment did not end up airing on July 11th as planned.

Four days after a man opened fire on peaceful protesters in downtown Dallas, killing five police officers, investigators have revealed the shooter may have had plans for a much larger attack. Police say Michael Xavier Johnson had bomb-making materials in his home. “We’re convinced this suspect had other plans and thought that what he was doing was righteous,” Dallas Police Chief Brown told CNN’s State of the Union.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson gets the latest from Lauren Silverman, reporter for Here & Now contributor station KERA in Dallas.

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Lauren Silverman, reporter and host for KERA in Dallas. She tweets @lsilverwoman.

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