UPDATE AT 12:10 p.m. CDT: Three officers confirmed dead, three wounded according to WAFB-TV.
UPDATE at 11:20 a.m. CDT The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s office told WAFB-TV that three shooters were involved with one shooter killed by police and two still at large. MSNBC reports a Louisiana state representative as saying a fourth officer is dead.
UPDATE 11:50 a.m. CDT: WAFB reporter at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital reported the hospital stated it received five officers and that three of those officers are dead. One officer is in critical condition and another is in fair condition.
East Baton Rouge Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden said on MSNBC at 10:40 a.m. CDT that three officers were killed in an ambush by one or two shooters. He said officers were responding to a report of “shots fired” when they were ambushed.
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