Why Texas police are shooting in the dark

Texas police on Monday began shooting in dark during protests against the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man.

The move came a day after a white Dallas police officer fatally shot a black motorist.

The shootings in Texas, where there have been at least nine fatal shootings in 2017, are the latest in a series of incidents that have rocked the nation’s second-largest state.

The Dallas shooting comes as the Trump administration is weighing new regulations to crack down on gun violence, which has seen more than 20,000 people die in the U.S. from gun violence since 2015.

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