Baton Rouge police respond to report of officers down

DEVELOPING --Police in Louisiana say four officers have been shot, two of which are dead, in Baton Rouge, the Associated Press reported.

The shooting happened early Sunday, less than 1 mile from police headquarters.

Baton Rouge Police Sgt. Don Coppola did not know the extent of the injuries or the precise number of officers injured.

He said that authorities believe the "scene is contained," meaning that a shooter was unlikely on the loose.

Police-community relations in Baton Rouge have been especially tense since the killing of 37-year-old Alton Sterling, a black man killed by white officers earlier this month after a scuffle at a convenience store. The killing was captured on cell phone video and circulated widely on the internet.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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