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Apr 8, 2013 5:23 PM by AP/PHOTO COURTESY OF MGN ONLINE

2 BR police officers stabbed in incident

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Two Baton Rouge police officers were stabbed as they tried to break up a dispute between two people and an officer fatally shot one of the people involved in the fight.

Cpl. Tommy Stubbs said Monday that the injured officers were transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The incident happened shortly after 1 p.m. It was not clear if an officer arriving on scene or whether one of the two injured officers shot the suspect who stabbed them.

Neither the officers' names, the fatally shot suspect or the other person involved in the fight were released.

The incident remains under investigation.

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