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The Latest: LA. Governor meeting with officers and their families at hospital

Police say multiple officers shot in Baton Rouge (Photo MGN Online)

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- The Latest on the shooting of law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge:

A spokesman for the Louisiana governor says that the governor is at the hospital where police officers were taken following a shooting in Baton Rouge.

Richardo Carbo told The Associated Press that Gov. John Bel Edwards was meeting Sunday with officers and their families.

The city is on high alert after three officers were shot and killed Sunday morning. Three others have been wounded in the Louisiana shooting.

A sheriff's spokesman in Baton Rouge said earlier that one suspect is dead and two others are believed to be at large.

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BATON ROUGE, La.- Police in Louisiana say they are using a specialized robot to check for explosives near the body of a suspect who was shot and killed in Baton Rouge early Sunday.

The suspect is believed to have been involved in the shooting of law enforcement officers in the Louisiana city early Sunday. Three officers are dead and three are hospitalized with injuries. The shooting occurred less than 1 mile from police headquarters.

Baton Rouge Police Cpl. L'Jean Mckneely Jr. says authorities do not have an immediate indication that explosives are present.

Authorities say three law enforcement officers have been killed and three have been injured in a shooting in Louisiana.

A sheriff's spokesman in Baton Rouge also said that one suspect is dead and two others are believed to be at large.

Spokesman Casey Rayborn Hicks issued a statement asking the public to report anything suspicious in the area to 911. Officers and deputies from the Baton Rouge Police Department and East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office were involved in the Sunday morning shooting that took place less than 1 miles from police headquarters.

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