by Scott Creighton
This is going to be a quick report as I am trying to work on another project and up against a TECO timeline (tree knocked over yesterday during wind-storm and laying on power lines outside my house)
All I wanted too say about this event was that it looks suspiciously like so many others we have seen in recent days.
- Multiple shooters becoming one “lone gunman” in the end.
- Suspect dead
- Ties to military.
- Rented car.
- Type of weapon(s) used
- Body armor
- Questionable motive
- “Fog of war” reporting
Apparently there is a video manifesto he did on Youtube after the Alton Sterling shooting. I can’t wait to sink my teeth into that.
In this case we have a dead suspect, Gavin Eugene Long of Kansas City, Missouri, who on his birthday decided to travel all the way to Baton Rouge to walk down the street wearing all black camo outfit with body armor and a mask carrying an “Ar-15 type” rifle, supposedly waiting for police to show up.
Of course, that story doesn’t quite jive with the witness statements: