>> When an African fights back.>> The Black Marine Corp veteran, who shot dead three police officers in Baton Rouge this weekend, was specifically targeting cops, authorities confirmed on Monday. The assertions, 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.
>> 100% of revolutions, of victims fighting their oppressors, have been successful through fighting back. Zero have been successful with 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, 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 a gun fight with police on Sunday, his 29th birthday. Reuters Andy Sullivan is at the B-Quick mart where the attack occurred.>> The market is reopened, people are filling up their gas tanks. Business is back to normal, but there are still many questions about the shooting.
Police are trying to figure out what motivated the shooter. Whether he acted alone, and whether there's any ongoing danger to residents here in Baton Rouge.>> According to military records, Long, who is from a working class neighborhood in Kansas City, Missouri, served with the Marines for five years until August 2010.
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.