Baton Rouge Shootings: Former Marine Kills Police Officers

  • An African American man, a former marine shot dead three law enforcement officers and left three others wounded at a petrol station on Airline Highway in the city of Baton Rouge in Louisiana on Sunday. Later, he was also killed in the exchange of fire. However, the reason of the shooting in still not very clear, but is being linked to the recent shootings in Dallas and Minnesota. President Obama has called for restraint to keep the rising tension in the city calm.