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SUNSET, La. (AP) — A police officer and two other people were shot Wednesday in southwestern Louisiana, Louisiana State Police Superintendent Mike Edmonson said.

He said troopers were on the way to the scene in Sunset, about 60 miles west of Baton Rouge, after getting a call around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday.

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Even after Univision host Jorge Ramos was kicked out of a Donald Trump press conference for challenging the GOP 2016 frontrunner, the angry language didn't stop once Ramos had been escorted to the hallway.

"Get out of my country. Get out," a Trump supporter told Ramos after he had been escorted from the press conference in a video posted by Fusion. In the video, Ramos calmly responds to the supporter that he is, in fact, a U.S. citizen.

"Well, whatever ... it's not about you," the supporter said, aggressively gesturing at the Univision host.

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Josh Earnest, the White House press secretary, said the "terrible" shooting Wednesday morning in which two reporters were killed is another example of gun violence that is "becoming all too common."

“Obviously, the thoughts and prayers of everyone here at the White House are with the families of those who were injured or killed in that terrible incident,” Earnest told the press in a news conference Wednesday.

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