On Sunday morning in Baton Rouge, three police officers were shot dead and three others were severely injured. As per the authorities, the gunman was killed. The area in which the shooting took place has been, since July 5, the scene of protests in the weeks since the police shooting of Alton B. Sterling. After the fatal shooting of the police officers on Sunday in Baton Rouge, access to the part of Airline Highway has been blocked by the police. This trending post has some of viral facts that are associated with the shooting of police officers in Baton.
On Sunday, the report of a man dressed in black having a gun and walking on the Airline Highway near the Hammond Aire shopping plaza was being responded by the police in Baton Rouge. As per the officials, three officers were killed in the confrontation that lasted for less than 10 minutes and three others were severely wounded.