- Gavin Long was discharged from the Marines in 2010
- He left a large footprint online
(CNN)Gavin Long shot six cops, killing three of them, on his 29th birthday.
Long's time in Dallas
Those who knew him
The Washitaw Nation
- The Washitaw Moorish Nation is a U.S. separatist group
- It describes itself as a sovereign tribe descended from pre-Columbian blacks who settled in North America," according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.
- Many who claim membership to the Washitaw Nation say it exempts them from federal and state government jurisdiction, attempting to use laws that were made for Native Americans for their own ends
- Law enforcement says the group sells fake drivers license and birth certificates
Source: Souther Poverty Law Center