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Dallas, Texas / Ambush of Police #1100829

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Jul 09, 2016
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(Studio: Kristen Welker) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Gabe Gutierrez) The background of Micah Johnson, the shooter who killed police officers in Dallas, examined; details given about the sexual harassment case involving Johnson in the Army & what was found at his home; photos shown. [Homeland Security Secretary Jeh JOHNSON†- talks about the gunman.] [Witness Damon CRENSHAW, police OFFICER, Dallas Mayor Mike RAWLINGS - comment on events.]

(Studio: Kristen Welker) Report introduced.

(Dallas: Joe Fryer) The "fallen five" slain police officers who were ambushed in Dallas featured; photos shown of Patrick Zamarripa††, Brent Thompson, Lorne Ahrens, Michael Krol & Michael Smith. [Zamarripa†† father & stepmother Rick ZAMARRIPA - talk about their son, Patrick.]

(Studio: Kristen Welker) Report introduced.

(Warsaw, Poland: Ron Allen) The call for unity from President Obama about the Dallas shooting featured. [At NATO summit, OBAMA - says this has been a tough week, that all lives matter, that gun laws need to be talked about & that America is not so divided.]

(Studio: Kristen Welker) Report introduced.

(Washington: Hallie Jackson) The reaction of presidential candidates Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton to police events before the political conventions examined. [Cleveland WOMAN, police Chief Calvin WILLIAMS†, Democratic pollster Peter HART†- comment on the situation.] [TRUMP - says we must stand in solidarity with law enforcement.] [CLINTON - says there is too little trust between police & community.]

(Studio: Kristen Welker) Coverage of the shooting on "Meet the Press" noted.

Welker, Kristen;
Gutierrez, Gabe;
Fryer, Joe;
Allen, Ron;
Jackson, Hallie

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