What we know about the alleged online trail of the Baton Rouge shooting suspect

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What we know about the Baton Rouge shooting

The person identified as the gunman in the deadly shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, seems to have left an extensive online trail.

Authorities initially released few details about the shooter, giving only the name "Gavin Eugene Long" as the identity of the deceased man found at the scene.

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On Sunday, the suspected gunman opened fire on police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, killing at least three and wounding at least three other police officers.

Twitter user Henry Krinkle alerted Mic to the existence of a website called "Convos With Cosmo" with registration info matching a "Gavin Long" from Kansas City at around 5:21 p.m. on Sunday.

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Suspected Baton Rouge police shooter Gavin Long. 
Suspected Baton Rouge police shooter Gavin Long. 
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"Cosmo" wanted it to be known that if he was involved in something terrible, he had no affiliations to other organizations.

An Associated Press description of the shooter's house (a "small turqoise frame house with a front porch is in a lower income neighborhood in the southern part of the city") matched the address listed by the registrant of the same website. Calls and text messages to the number listed went unanswered.

But the website appears to have been created in the past few months and features blog posts and podcasts billing the author as the "world's foremost authority on 'Alpha Preneurism." Convos With Cosmo describes numerous self-help articles on masculinity and success, including articles lamenting "beta-males" and lauding "alpha" males.

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This undated photo made available by the Baton Rouge Police Dept. shows officer Montrell Jackson. Jackson, 32, has been identified as one of the police officers killed in a shooting early Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Baton Rouge, La. (Baton Rouge Police Dept. via AP)
This undated photo made available by the Baton Rouge Police Dept. shows police officer Matthew Gerald. Gerald, 41, was killed by a gunman in Baton Rouge, LA., Sunday, July 17, 2016. (Baton Rouge Police Dept. via AP)
This undated photo made available by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office shows deputy Brad Garafola. Garafola and at least two other Baton Rouge law enforcement officers investigating a report of a man with an assault rifle were killed Sunday, July 17, 2016, less than two weeks after a black man was fatally shot by police here in a confrontation that sparked nightly protests that reverberated nationwide. (East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office via AP)
This undated photo provided by Trenisha Jackson shows her husband, Baton Rouge Police Officer Montrell Jackson, one of the three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers who were killed Sunday, July 17, 2016. Three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers investigating a report of a man with an assault rifle were killed Sunday, less than two weeks after a black man was fatally shot by police here in a confrontation that sparked nightly protests that reverberated nationwide. (Courtesy of Trenisha Jackson via AP)
In this 2016 photo provided by Trenisha Jackson, her husband, Baton Rouge Police Officer Montrell Jackson, holds his son Mason at a Father's Day event for police officers in Baton Rouge, La. Montrell Jackson and two other Baton Rouge law enforcement officers investigating a report of a man with an assault rifle were killed Sunday, less than two weeks after a black man was fatally shot by police here in a confrontation that sparked nightly protests that reverberated nationwide. (Courtesy of Trenisha Jackson via AP)
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"Cosmo's" bio states he was enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and recently traveled "across Rwanda, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Egypt, Ghana and Burkina Faso."

What We Know About the Alleged Online Trail of the Baton Rouge Shooting Suspect
Source: Convos With Cosmo

The person behind Convos with Cosmo, who went by the pen name Cosmo Setepenra on LinkedIn, repeatedly wrote or recorded videos on masculinity, protests against law enforcement and responses to "bullies."

In a YouTube video, "Cosmo" said he had visited Dallas earlier in July and explained that he believed "100% of revolutions, of victims fighting their oppressors, of victims fighting their foes, 100% have been successful through fighting back, through bloodshed. Zero have been successful just through simply protesting. It doesn't - It has never worked and it never will."

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The man in the video referred to founding father George Washington and how his revolution, which would have been reviled by the British if it had failed, was instead remembered as a noble use of violence in favor of the oppressed.

"You've got to fight back, that's the only way a bully knows to quit," he added. "He doesn't know words ... the alpha ones know what it's gonna take ... revenue and blood. Nothing else. Don't even think about it."

Hours before the shooting, the creator of the website posted a tweet seemingly intended to convey that he believed in a form of life after death.

What We Know About the Alleged Online Trail of the Baton Rouge Shooting Suspect
Source: Twitter

The suspected shooter, Gavin Long, who shot at least six officers in Baton Rouge, was confirmed dead by multiple sources on Sunday.

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