Gavin Long

Baton Rouge shooter Gavin Eugene Long, 29, was a unrepentant racist who left behind a series of YouTube videos ranting about Independence Day, starting a revolution, and fighting back against oppressors.

Long ambushed and shot six Baton Rouge police officers, killing 3, on Sunday. He was shot and killed during a shootout with police.

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Obama statement

President Obama made a brief statement about the senseless shooting deaths of 2 black males by cops.

In a statement released on Thursday, Obama said he was "encouraged" that his justice department opened an investigation into the death of Alton Sterling.

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New video has emerged of the deadly confrontation outside a Baton Rouge convenience store that left a father-of-5 dead.

Alton Sterling, 37, was selling music CDs outside the Triple S Food Mart when he was approached by 2 Louisiana police officers early Tuesday morning.

The new video, provided to the Daily Beast by the store owner, Abdul Muflahi, shows officers Blaine Salamoni and Howie Lake II struggling with Sterling who is pinned on the ground.

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