At least two police officers shot in Baton Rouge

Posted at 11:43 AM, Jul 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-17 12:11:14-04

At least two officer s have been shot in the Old Hammond area of Baton Rouge, police said.

The shooting began at 8:45 a.m. local time, and the conditions on the ground are unclear at this time, according to police.

The situation is ongoing, and one suspect is "down,"  police said.

A local hospital confirmed to ABC News that they are dealing with a multiple casualty event.

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