Micah Xavier Johnson (July 2nd, 1991 - July 7th, 2016) was the perpetrator of the July 7, 2016 sniper attacks in Dallas, Texas that led to the deaths of five officers. He was killed by police hours after the shootings. He was upset with Black Lives Matter and killed those officers as retaliation for the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philandro Castile. He specifically shot the officers because they were white. After the attack Police searched Micah's home and found bomb plans, ammunition, rifles, and a note that said: If you can't beat them join them.
In the early hours of Friday Micah started shooting at police officers outside and a gun battle ensued which left five officers dead and several more injured before police sent in a SWAT team that took him out.