By Bob Owens
Numerous law enforcement officers are believed to have been killed in an ambush in Baton Rouge.
Three officers are feared dead after a shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, officials said.
Kip Holden, the mayor-president of East Baton Rouge Parish Kip Holden, said authorities were still trying to get a handle on the situation, but added, “The count is three officers dead possibly.”
The victims may include police officers and sheriff’s deputies.
“There is still an active scene. They are investigating,” he said. “Right now we are trying to get our arms around everything.”
The shooter is believed to be down as well, Holden said.
“Everything is moving fast and I have not been able to verify everything,” he said.
WBRZ-TV has more details.
Police have closed streets between Baton Rouge Police Headquarters and I-12 where law enforcement officers have been shot.
Sources say two Baton Rouge Police officers and one East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office deputy are dead following the shooting. Another officer was critically injured.
A witness told WBRZ News 2, a man was dressed in black with his face covered shooting indiscriminately when he walked out between a convenience store and car wash across from Hammond Air …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms