6 Officers Shot, 3 Killed in Baton Rouge

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Above: (from left to right): Montrell Jackson, Matthew Gerald and Brad Garafola were killed after responding to a report of a man with a gun at a gas station in Baton Rouge on Sunday. (Photo courtesy of AP)

On Sunday, a man angry about the recent killings of Alton Brown and Philando Castille, ambushed Baton Rouge police officers at a gas station and opened fire. In all, six officers were shot, and three officers have died, with one still in critical condition. The shooter is a former Marine associated with the radical group Nation of Islam, whose social media activity reflects a hatred for cops and government authority in general.


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