Three police officers were shot at a Ramada Inn on Wednesday in Sacramento, California. The shooting occurred off of the Capital City Freeway on the 2600 block of Auburn Boulevard near the Ramada Inn at noon.
Update (8/30/17; 4:57 P.M.): Three suspects have been apprehended by police. One suspect is reportedly injured.
Update (8/30/17; 4:36 P.M.): The three officers are still alive. Two officers are with the California Highway Patrol, while the other is employed with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department, the CHP confirmed to KCRA.
Soon after the shooting, a helicopter flew overhead the scene informing residents to “lock their doors, stay inside and report any suspicious activity.”
Several streets are currently being blocked off by Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies, probation officers, Sacramento police officers and California Highway Patrol officers.
At the time of the shooting, it was believed only one officer was shot. The condition of the officer has not yet been released to the public at that time.
Multiple law enforcement agencies and news crews have arrived on the scene.
The crime scene is still active. A massive amount of law enforcement is responding to the shooting.
Witnesses report hearing multiple shots in the area, according to KCRA. Meanwhile, El Camino High School and Arcade Middle School have been given a shelter-in-place order.
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