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Man Calls Dallas Shooter a Hero, Asks for More Deaths: Cops

Vanzuuk indicated in the posts that the Dallas shooter who shot and killed five police officers was a hero and called for police officers to be killed.

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    Man Calls Dallas Shooter a Hero, Asks for More Deaths: Cops
    Norwalk Police Department
    Kurt Vanzuuk

    A Connecticut man was arrested after making a post to social media calling for officers to be killed, police say.

    According to Norwalk Lt. Terrence Blake, the detective bureau received information about threatening social media messaging that was advocating violence against police officers.

    Detectives located the posts on Facebook and identified the author as Kurt Vanzuuk, 34, of Norwalk.

    Vanzuuk indicated in the posts that the Dallas shooter who shot and killed five police officers Thursday night was a hero and called for more police officers to be killed.

    Detectives arrested Vanzuuk July 9. He was charged with inciting injury to persons or property.

    Vanuuk is scheduled to appear in court on July 19. Information on an attorney for him wasn't immediately available. 

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