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Update: Baton Rouge Police Shooting

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Law enforcement is asking the public in Baton Rouge to remain indoors and avoid the area were the deadly shooting occurred earlier on Sunday leaving 3  police officer’s dead. We have learned that one officer is the son of a former Grambling State University Football player.  Hosea Jackson who still lives in the Baton Rouge area and was a member of the GSU Football team  in the 1980’s, lost his son today in the police ambush.  Montrell Jackson is a member of the Baton Rouge Police force and was gunned down in the ambush early Sunday morning .  One suspect is dead and two in custody.

 

3:30pm:  Police have detained two men that police say, were dressed in all black and had changed clothes at a local Walmart and left in a silver Nissan with Texas tags.

4:00pm: NBC reports that the shooter is 29-year-old Gavin Long of Kansas City. Missouri and has ties to Sovereign Citizens Group.

5:00pm: Baton Rouge Police believe the dead suspect is the only gunman.

5:30pm: Officials have released the names of the fallen Baton Rouge Police Officers that died in the ambush early Sunday morning as Officer Matthew Gerald (41),  and Officer Montrell Jackson (32).

6:00pm: Investigators think the slain officers were “lured” into an ambush

6:25 pm: Suspected shooter Gavin Long was a former Marine according to CNN

 

This is a developing story

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