LISTEN: Police Radio Audio From Shooting of Baton Rouge Officers

Reports of Multiple Officers Shot in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (Early Reports)Stop killing our cops, thugs. All of you thugs…go straight to hell. Blue Lives Matter more to me than you do. Correct your lives, stop having run-ins with the police, stop resisting arrest, comply like I do when I'm stopped, and then, to me, you'll matter as much to me as the police do to…2016-07-17T15:10:59.000Z

Several officers were shot and at least two have been confirmed dead after an “ambush” on police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, authorities say.

The shooting was first reported about 8:40 a.m., according to police radio transmissions. The audio below, of the first 45 minutes of the incident, is courtesy of

An officer said a woman reported a man walking with an assault rifle in the area of the B-Quik gas station on Airline Highway. The woman told the officer the man was wearing a coat and walking behind the store, according to the scanner audio.

Seconds later, an officer yells “Shots fired, officer down! Shots fired, officer down!”

The gunman, wearing black and with his face covered began firing “indiscriminately,” WBRZ reports.

Police have said the situation is contained, but it is not yet known if a suspect is in custody.

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