Police officials in Baton Rouge, Louisiana have confirmed that at least three police officers were killed, and several more injured, in a shooting this morning. The city's mayor has described the shooting as an "ambush."
The shooting took place near a convenience store, after officers responded to reports of shots fired around 9 a.m. this morning. It's unclear how many shooters were involved, but police say they believe there is more than one suspect. Reports indicate that one suspect is dead. Local news outlet WAFB reports that area police says the scene is now "contained."
This story is developing.