Authorities have confirmed three police officers shot dead in Baton Rouge, Louisiana amid reports of three more officers have been wounded.
BREAKING: Baton Rouge police provide timeline of deadly shooting of three officers https://t.co/kA0QOaH5ht
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One suspect has been killed, and two others are believed to still be at large. The incident took place around 8:45am local time, media reports say police were responding to reports of shots being fired. While it’s not clear what the motive was behind the shooting, there’s a lot of media focus on the killing of Alton Sterling by white police officers earlier this month.
— CKNW (@CKNW) July 17, 2016
The words of BR Police officer killed today. Please listen to him. pic.twitter.com/j2JqA16RoX
— Christee Atwood (@ChristeeAtwood) July 17, 2016