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Source: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
Officials have confirmed that two law enforcement officers have died and others were injured during an early morning shooting on Airline Highway near Old Hammond Highway in Baton Rouge.
“The scene seems to be contained right now,” said Sgt. Don Coppola, Baton Rouge Police Department. “We’re asking everyone to stay out of the area.”
Multiple agencies responded to the B Quick store on Airline Hwy shortly before 9 a.m. Sunday morning. Officials confirm that several Baton Rouge Police Officers were struck during gunfire.
"I do not have the extent of the injuries," Sgt. Coppola explained. “We’re hearing that it may also include some deputies [with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office], but that’s preliminary information and I’m waiting on confirmation.”
The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development reported Airline North and South is closed between Goodwood Boulevard and I-12.
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