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Louisiana / Shooting of Police #1101081

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 18, 2016
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(Cleveland: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Baton Rouge: Steve Osunsami) The assassination by gunman Gavin Long of three police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, featured; scenes of the masked gunman & photos of the three slain officers shown with police audio played. [Louisiana state police Col. Mike EDMONSON†- says the police were targeted.] [Witness Sharmaine ADAMS - describes what happened.] [Alton Sterling's mother Sandra STERLING - says she cried about this shooting.] The heroic action of the sheriff's deputy, who died, discussed.

(Cleveland: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Cleveland: Brian Ross) The gunman's background reviewed; online video of Long shown; Twitter message quoted. The questions about accomplices discussed.

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Osunsami, Steve;
Ross, Brian
Duration:
00:04:40

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