Police said the suspect, identified as 29-year-old Gavin Long of Kansas City, Missouri was shot and killed at the scene. According to ABC7 New York, public records show that Long is a former Marine.
This is like a bad movie, The government trains these guys to kill.now they are turning their guns on the government.
It's all part of complex domestic blowback.
|Gavin Long, also known as Cosmo Setepenra|
[Long] used the name Cosmo Setenpra online, and discussed the Dallas attack on police officers and recent police shootings of black men in social media posts.
“Violence is not THE answer (its a answer), but at what point do you stand up so that your people dont become the Native Americans…EXTINCT?,” he wrote on Twitter on July 13...
Long described himself on Twitter as a “Freedom Strategist,” “Radio Host,” Mental Game Coach, “Alpha Preneur, “Autho, “World Explore,” Former Marine,” and says he has an “☥Ethiopian Bloodline☥.”UPDATE 2
Long served in the Marine Corps, CBS News reports. He left the Marines in 2010 with an honorable discharge as a sergeant at the E-5 level.
A reporter from Kansas City says she went to the address where Long lived and was met by someone armed with a gun:
UPDATE 3Just went to the most recent listed address for the alleged #BatonRouge shooter in KC... A man answered the door with an AK-47— Megan Brilley (@meganbrilley) July 17, 2016
Long went to Dallas after the attack on police officers on July 7, 2016, according to a video he posted to Youtube. This you have to see. It appears there is a black on blue war for sure.