Look at all the BlackLivesMatter supporters cheering on the killing of 3 cops. These people are despicable. And Obama promotes this.— Nick Short (@PoliticalShort) July 17, 2016
But others have pushed back, mostly saying that it is useless to blame anyone without information.
Obama sponsored terrorists kill 3 more cops, others fighting for lives in Baton Rouge. Live coverage at https://t.co/rcSU9YQCQm— Alex Jones (@RealAlexJones) July 17, 2016
#BlackLivesMatter calls 4 peace, justice. If u r blaming BLM for officers being killed, then I bet u also just want 2 silence ppl of color— Sarah Chambers (@Sarah4Justice) July 17, 2016
Our condolences go out to the families of the officers and the city of Baton Rouge. UPDATE: The gunman has been identified as 29-year-old retired U.S. Marine, Gavin Long. WANT MORE FROM ESSENCE? Subscribe to our daily newsletter for the latest in hair, beauty, style and celebrity news.
Those who attempt to pin shootings like Dallas & Baton Rouge on #BlackLivesMatter don't care about Black lives anyway. So…— britni danielle (@BritniDWrites) July 17, 2016