A severely injured Baton Rouge, Louisiana police officer is suing Black Lives Matters as a result of a deadly attack that also killed three of his fellow police officers.
CBS News reports:
A federal lawsuit accuses Black Lives Matter and five of the movement’s leaders of inciting violence that led to ain Baton Rouge last summer.
DeRay Mckesson and four other Black Lives Matter leaders are named as defendants in the suit filed Friday on behalf of one of the officers wounded in the July 17, 2016, attack by a black military veteran,, who killed three other officers before he was shot dead.
The suit doesn’t name the plaintiff, but its description matches East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Nicholas Tullier.
The attorneys representing Tullieron behalf of a Baton Rouge police officer who was injured at a protest over a deadly police shooting last July.
. . . . Long said he was “affiliated with the spirit of justice.”
“Don’t affiliate me with nothing,” Long said. “Yeah, I was also a Nation of Islam member, I’m not affiliated with it… They’ll try to put you with ISIS or some other terrorist group — no.”
Long also left behind a note saying he believed he had to inflict harm “upon bad cops as well as good cops in hopes that the good cops (which are the majority) will be able to stand together and enact justice and punishment against bad cops.”
During the ambush, Long shot Tullier in the head, stomach and shoulder, leaving him with brain damage. By December, the 42-year-old father of two had emerged from a vegetative state, regained some movement of his body and was able to communicate nonverbally.