UPDATE: CNN is reporting…
One suspect is dead, and two others may be at large in the Baton Rouge shooting, the East Baton Rouge sheriff’s office said.
• Six law enforcement officers were shot — three are dead and three others are injured, Baton Rouge Police Department spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola told CNN.
• No motive has been identified at this time.
• Police are looking for anyone wearing army fatigues, all black or possibly a mask
Kip Holden, the mayor-president of East Baton Rouge Parish, told CNN that the number of officers killed may be as high as three and that the victims may include officers and sheriff’s deputies.
“There is still an active scene. They are investigating. Right now we are trying to get our arms around everything.”
Police said that the shooting occurred one mile from police headquarters and that the scene has been “contained,” according to AP. This is a developing story.
(via Washington Post)