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    With Three Dead, Police Probe Baton Rouge Shooter

    Three officers are dead and three wounded after shootings yesterday in Louisiana’s capital, where a July 5 police shooting of a subdued Black man preceded two weeks of protest, violence and the July 7 killings of five policemen in Dallas. Authorities say Baton Rouge police responded yesterday to a report of a “suspicious person” walking down a highway with an assault rifle. They’ve identified the shooter, who was also killed, as former Marine Gavin Long, and are investigating his history of posting videos urging people to “fight back” against police.

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