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It’s Happened Again | 3 Dead Officers 3 Wounded

Baton Rouge, La. – At least three law enforcement officers were killed Sunday morning in a shooting on, and others were wounded, authorities confirmed.

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks said about 10:15 that the area is still an active scene.

Both lanes of Airline Highway are shut down from Goodwood Boulevard to Old Hammond Highway and from Old Hammond to Drusilla Drive, Hicks said.

About 20 police officers wearing bulletproof vests are near the scene and a helicopter is flying overhead.

Armed police officers were stationed at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, where a coroner’s vehicle had pulled up.

Stay tuned for more information.

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