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Gov. Edwards: Attack on Baton Rouge police ‘pure unadulterated evil’

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards gives an update on the attack that left three law enforcement officers dead in Baton Rouge. (Photo source: WAFB) Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards gives an update on the attack that left three law enforcement officers dead in Baton Rouge. (Photo source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards stood with Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden, East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Sid Gautreaux, and several other state and federal law enforcement officials Monday to give an update on the attack that left three law enforcement officers dead and three others injured.

Edwards said the ambush style attack carried out by Gavin Long, 29, was “pure unadulterated evil” and an “attack on the very fabric of society.”

MORE DETAILS: State Police say ambush shooter's intentions were 'accurate,' aimed at officers

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