Thousands Attend Memorial For Slain Baton Rouge Officer

Photo: Jonathan Bachman/Reuters

Photo: Jonathan Bachman/Reuters

Several thousand mourners attended the memorial of slain Baton Rouge Police Officer Matthew Gerald, 41, on Friday.

Officer Gerald was among three Baton Rouge police officers killed on July 17 by Gavin Long, 29, a former Marine.

Officer Gerald's memorial was the first of three set to take place in the coming days.

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