Baton Rouge media are reporting that multiple police officers have been shot in Baton Rouge, and at least three might be dead.
UK Telegraph says seven officers were shot and three have died.
The UK Telelgraph says that a man was seen “walking down the side of a road carrying an assault rifle.” News of the mass shooting, which comes just days after the mass murder of five police officers in Dallas Texas, was breaking on Twitter.
The mass murder of police officers comes after a series of protests in the wake of the shooting death of a Baton Rouge man, Alton Sterling, by Baton Rouge police officers. It also comes days after police disrupted a police to kill Baton Rouge police officers that they said included a 12-year-old.
Here are photos from news reports of the shootings:
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