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Former Marine identify as the author of death 3 policemen in Baton Rouge

The author of the death today of three police officers in Baton Rouge (Louisiana, USA), has been identified as a former Marine Kansas City (Missouri), which was the only participant in the attack, local media reported, reviewed EFE.

The television WAFB, citing police sources, said that the individual named Gavin Eugene Long, is a former Marine who now met 29 years and was killed in the exchange of fire with the police, which also wounded another three officers.

Meanwhile, the CBS said Long is black, something they have not yet confirmed the authorities.

Police have also arrested two suspected of being related to attack people, but believes that Long was the only active participant in the attack.

Col. Mike Edmondson state police confirmed this and said that there is no longer a situation of "active shooting", confirming that there is no fleeing suspects.

Previously the authorities had reported that they believed the attack had participated in two others, which were the subject of an intense search with checkpoints on roads and streets.

The shooting occurred after a call at 8:40 am (local time) informing the police of the presence of an armed suspect individual with an assault rifle Airline walking down the road, which passes in front of the police headquarters Baton Rouge.

According to police, the individual was dressed in what looked like a uniform of black combat and had their faces covered and started shooting indiscriminately agents to get these to place on the call alert, in an apparent ambush, said for his part WBRZ television channel.

Police sources cited by this television indicated that the individual was also protected by a bulletproof vest.

The authorities have also confirmed that in addition to the three policemen killed three others wounded, who are in critical condition one city hospitals.

The authorities have not speculated on the motives for the attack, which occurred more than a week after during a protest against two new cases of police violence, one of them registered precisely in Baton Rouge, a black sniper killed five white police officers in Dallas (Texas).

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