Baton Rouge Cop Killer Gavin Long Was Nation Of Islam | The Daily Caller

CHUCK ROSS

Reporter 6:38 PM

07/17/2016

Baton Rouge shooter Gavin Eugene Long. (Youtube screen grab)

A Youtube account operated by Gavin Eugene Long and discovered by The Daily Caller reveals key insight into what might have motivated the 29-year-old black man who killed three Baton Rouge police officers Sunday morning.

Videos on Long’s account show that he was a former Nation of Islam member. He also ranted against “crackers” and made references to Alton Sterling, the black man killed by police in Baton Rouge on July 5.

Other information about Long shows that the Kansas City native, who CBS reported was honorably discharged from the Marines in 2010, went by the name Cosmo Ausar Setepenra.

Source: Baton Rouge Cop Killer Gavin Long Was Nation Of Islam | The Daily Caller