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Police say more than 1 officer shot in Baton Rouge

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana say that more than one officer has been shot in Baton Rouge.

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.

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