Details are still coming in at this point, but CNN is reporting that a gunman opened fire on police officers in Baton Rouge Sunday morning. Initial reports are saying seven officers were shot, with three of the officers confirmed dead at this point.
From Baton Rouge, La. 3 Police Officers killed, 7 shot this morning. https://t.co/hgZcBbKB5F
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Police received a disturbing call of a man with an “assault rifle” walking down the road. When police arrived to the scene, the man began opening fire. According to one source, the officers have been taken to a nearby hospital and are in critical condition. One is feared dead at this point.
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