At least seven officers were injured and at least three of them are feared dead in a shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA today.
Police received a call of “suspicious person walking down Airline Highway with an assault rifle,” the source said. When police arrived, the man opened fire.
The remaining officers are hospitalized in critical condition, the source said.
Kip Holden, the mayor-president of East Baton Rouge Parish, 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. More details later as incident is still unfolding