Baton Rouge shooter Gavin Eugene Long briefly attended University of Alabama, made Dean’s List

Published 6:09 pm Sunday, July 17, 2016

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The gunman who fatally shot three officers in Baton Rouge briefly attended the University of Alabama.

University spokesman Chris Bryant said Sunday evening that 29-year-old Gavin Eugene Long, of Kansas City, Missouri, was a student for one semester in the spring of 2012. He was named to the school’s Dean’s List in the spring of 2012.

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Bryant says university police had no interaction with Long during that time.

Long’s birthday was today. He was 29 years-old.