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Use of Robot to Kill Dallas Suspect May Have Been a First

Remote-controlled robots are often sent to disarm explosives. In Dallas, Texas, early Friday, one was sent to deliver a bomb. The robot went in after negotiations broke down with a gunman suspected in a fatal ambush that killed five police officers. "The suspect is deceased as a result of detonating the bomb," said Dallas Police Chief David Brown. It may be the first time police have used a remote-controlled vehicle to kill a suspect. "We saw no other option,"...

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