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Police Investigate the Scene of Baton Rouge Shootings

Three Baton Rouge police officers were killed and three others injured Sunday morning after a lone gunmen ambushed them.

Police officers stand near the scene where three police officers were killed on July 17 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The suspect, identified as Gavin Long of Kansas City, is dead after killing three police officers and injuring three more.

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Law enforcement gather at the scene where police officers were shot in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Police officers stand near the scene of the shootings in Baton Rouge. The suspect was identified as Gavin Long, 29, of Kansas City, Missouri.

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Baton Rouge Police investigate the scene. The shootings came less than two weeks after a black man was shot and killed by police in Baton Rouge, sparking nightly protests across the city.

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A Superman toy and flowers are left at the entrance to the Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, on July 17. Several officers were rushed to the hospital after the attack Sunday, spokeswoman Ashley Mendoza said.

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What appear to be bloodstains mark the pavement behind the Hair Crown Beauty Supply at the shooting scene in Baton Rouge, where several law enforcement officers were shot.

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Investigators work at the shooting scene.

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Police officers attend a vigil at Saint John the Baptist Church in Zachary, Louisiana on July 17.

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People attend a church service following the ambush at Saint John the Baptist Church in Zachary.

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Pastor Robert Ossler, left, with the Millville, New Jersey Police Department, hugs nurse, Nerissa Vandewalker, on July 18 outside the gas station where the officers were shot.

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Baton Rouge Polic Officer Markell Morris holds a bouquet of flowers and a Superman action figure that a citizen left at the Our Lady of the Lake Hospital where the police officers were brought on Sunday.

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Members of the FBI patrol the perimeter of the crime scene in an armored vehicle where Baton Rouge police were shot in Baton Rouge on July 17.

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Bullet holes are visible in the windows of an East Baton Rouge Sheriff vehicle on July 18 near the scene where police officers were shot.

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Law enforcement personnel walk on July 18 near the scene where police officers were shot in Baton Rouge.

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Shattered glass surrounds a bullet hole at Fitness Expo on July 18 at the fatal shooting scene in Baton Rouge.

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A young girl places a small American flag at a makeshift memorial for the fallen officers in front of the B-Quick store in Baton Rouge on July 18.

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