Three officers shot dead at Baton Rouge shooting

The gunman, Gavin Long was a former marine from Kansas City, was killed, by the police. Long had been deployed to Iraq in 2008. The area has been the scene of protests in the weeks since the police shooting of Alton B. Sterling on July 5. It is not known whether the police officers were explicit targets of an ambush.

Updated Date: Jul 18, 2016 17:10:49 IST