Reaction to Baton Rouge police shooting

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Sunday, July 17, 2016

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Three officers are confirmed dead and three others wounded after a shooting in Baton Rouge Sunday.

There has been an outpouring of support from Houston politicians and law enforcement on social media.

Houston Mayor Sylvester turner called for unity and lamented that their have been too many senseless acts in recent months.

The Harris County Sheriffs Office and the Houston Police Department offered their thoughts and prayers to their colleagues in Baton Rouge.

Governor Greg Abbott reached out to Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and echoed Mayor Turner's call for unity.

More social media reaction to Sunday's fatal shooting of three officers in Baton Rouge.