Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Tell A Friend Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites
General News

Three Officers Shot and Killed in Baton Rouge, Mayor Says

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Sheila Samples     Permalink    (# of views)   1 comment

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 7/17/16

Become a Fan
  (48 fans)


(Image by NBC Screengrab)   Permission   Details   DMCA

Three officers in Baton Rouge were shot and killed in an apparent ambush Sunday morning, less than two weeks after a fatal police shooting sparked protests in the city. At least four others were injured in the shooting, Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden said. He said the officers were responding to a call of shots fired when they were gunned down. Baton Rouge has been roiled by protests since white officers shot and killed Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old black man, on July 5. Four people were arrested last week in an alleged plot to kill police officers. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards condemned the 'unspeakable and unjustified attack' on law enforcement.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.nbcnews.com

 

- Advertisement -

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Sheila Samples is an Oklahoma writer and a former civilian US Army Public Information Officer. She is a Managing Editor for OpEd News, and a regular contributor for a variety of Internet sites.

Sheila Samples Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles