Every day in the U.S. about 89 people are shot dead in one way or another. At GunMemorial.org we try to post pages for all of these people even though the circumstances of their deaths can be drastically different.

Gavin Eugene Long, age 29

Fatally shot on July 17, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Gavin ambushed law enforcement officers, killing two police and one sheriff's deputy, and injuring three others before he was killed.

He had served in the US Marine Corps.

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3 other people also died in this incident.

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