Sources say at least 3 law enforcement officers were killed in Charlotte, North Carolina

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At least three law enforcement officers were killed in a shooting in Charlotte, North Carolina, while trying to serve a warrant Monday, multiple law enforcement sources confirmed to CBS News.
Marshals Service fugitive task force comprised of officers from multiple agencies was attempting to serve a warrant in east Charlotte in the 5000 block of Galway Drive when the shooting started, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said.
Two of the deceased officers are said to be local task force officers and one was a Marshals Service deputy, the law enforcement sources told CBS News.
Tyler Wilson told CBS affiliate WBTV he was working at home when he heard officers calling for someone to come out of a neighboring house.
“After that, it was just chaos,” Wilson told the station.
We had SWAT and U.S. marshals set up snipers in our bedrooms.
There was a officer got drug by his arms through our house.
Video posted to social media appeared to show over a dozen police cruisers and two officers running at the scene.

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According to numerous law enforcement sources who spoke with CBS News on Monday, at least three law enforcement officers were shot and killed in Charlotte, North Carolina, while attempting to serve a warrant.

An A U. S. When the shooting began, a multi-agency Marshals Service fugitive task force was in the 5000 block of Galway Drive in east Charlotte, trying to serve a warrant, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

According to law enforcement sources who spoke with CBS News, two of the dead officers were reportedly members of local task forces, and one was a deputy of the Marshals Service. The total number of shots was up to six.

It was advised that people stay away from the area. According to the police, gunfire was occurring at the scene.

The area was visited by the SWAT team of the police department, according to authorities.

Tyler Wilson, a CBS affiliate, told WBTV that he heard police requesting someone to leave a neighboring home while he was working from home.

Wilson told the station, “It was just chaos after that.”. “Shoots rang out to both sides. We had U and SWAT. S. Snipers were positioned in our bedrooms by marshals. An officer entered our home and took drugs by the arms. I don’t know if he hurt himself or if he was shot. It has truly been insane. There was a nonstop shootout for roughly thirty minutes. “.

A video that was shared on social media seemed to show two police officers and more than a dozen police cruisers rushing to the scene.

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