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Baton Rouge shooter praised Dallas ambush

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>> When an African fights back it's wrong.>> The black Marine Corps veteran who shot dead three police officers in Baton Rouge this weekend, was specifically targeting cops, authorities confirmed on Monday. The assertion seemingly supported by YouTube clips posted on an account linked to gunman, Gavin Long. The shooter praising the recent ambush in Dallas as justice, and suggesting that only violence and financial pressure can cause change.
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>> 100% of revolutions, of victims fighting their oppressors, have been successful, through fighting back. Zero have been successful just over simply protesting. It's only fighting back or money. That's all they care about. Revenue and blood.>> This weekend's attack comes nearly two weeks after the death of 37-year-old Alton Sterling, at the hands of police in Baton Rouge.
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An event that sparked nationwide protests and incited the shooter behind the Dallas massacre that left five officers dead. Long, who said online that he was at the demonstrations in Dallas, was killed in the gun fight with police on Sunday, his 29th birthday. According to military records, Long who was from a working class neighborhood in Kansas City, Missouri, served with the marines for five years, until August 2010.
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Rising to the rank of Sergeant and earning a number of awards, including a Good Conduct Medal. Among the dead, after his attack, Montrell Jackson. He served ten years in the Baton Rouge PD. And posted shortly before his death, I swear to God I love this city, but I wonder if this city loves me.