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USA: Police cars & choppers patrol Baton Rouge in search of gunmen

United States, Baton Rouge
July 17, 2016 at 17:57 GMT +00:00 · Published

Baton Rouge police could be seen scoping the city's neighbourhoods on Sunday, after a shooting with gunmen that left three of its officers dead and wounded three others.

The incident reportedly began when officers responded to a call that a person was carrying an assault rifle along Airline Highway early in the morning. The individual opened fire at police when they arrived. Two other shooters are thought to have taken part in the ambush.

The officials have confirmed that one suspected gunman is dead, but that two others could still be at large.

Relations between the police and the Baton Rouge community have been tense after the shooting of 37-year-old Alton Sterling, a black man killed by white officers earlier this month.

USA: Police cars & choppers patrol Baton Rouge in search of gunmen00:22
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Baton Rouge police could be seen scoping the city's neighbourhoods on Sunday, after a shooting with gunmen that left three of its officers dead and wounded three others.

The incident reportedly began when officers responded to a call that a person was carrying an assault rifle along Airline Highway early in the morning. The individual opened fire at police when they arrived. Two other shooters are thought to have taken part in the ambush.

The officials have confirmed that one suspected gunman is dead, but that two others could still be at large.

Relations between the police and the Baton Rouge community have been tense after the shooting of 37-year-old Alton Sterling, a black man killed by white officers earlier this month.

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