Officer Sues BLM Over 2016 Ambush Shooting

  ‘Permanently disabled’ Baton Rouge officer sues Black Lives Matter for 2016 ambush shooting Washington Post Katie Mettler July 10, 2017 One year after law enforcement officers in Texas and Louisiana were ambushed by angry gunmen who said they were retaliating for high profile fatal police shootings nationwide, critics of Black Lives Matter are still trying to pin responsibility on the movement. In a new lawsuit filed Friday in Louisiana, an unidentified Baton Rouge officer blamed DeRay Mckesson, Johnetta “Netta” Elzie and three other prominent Black Lives Matter leaders for allegedly inciting and encouraging violence at demonstrations across the country. … Continue reading