A day after suspected shooter Gavin Long ambushed police in Baton Rouge, La., killing three officers and wounding three others, details have emerged about the fallen officers.
The officers who were shot and killed have been identified as Montrell Jackson, 32, Matthew Gerald, 41, and Brad Garafola, 45. Sheriff’s deputies Nicholas Tullier, 41, and Bruce Simmons, 51, were among the injured, according to the Associated Press.
The officers were the latest murdered in an ongoing crisis of police shootings across America.
— City of Baton Rouge (@TheCityofBR) July 17, 2016