AG Lynch issues statement on Baton Rouge attack

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The office of U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch released this statement Sunday regarding the shooting in Baton Rouge:

I have been briefed on the ongoing situation in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and I will continue to monitor events throughout the day.  Although information about this morning's incident is still coming in, we do know that at least three officers are feared dead and several others are wounded.  Agents from the FBI and ATF are on the scene, and the Department of Justice will make available victim services and federal funding support, and will provide investigative assistance to the fullest extent possible.

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