Hospital: Seattle officer in critical condition

Two police officers were shot near Madison Street and Western Avenue in downtown Seattle Thursday

Two police officers were shot near Madison Street and Western Avenue in downtown Seattle Thursday

The 42-year-old female officer is in satisfactory condition and the 30-year-old male officer is in critical condition, the Seattle Times reported. The male officer's injuries are considered life-threatening.

Two police officers were shot Thursday afternoon while responding to a robbery in downtown Seattle.

UPDATE 2:25 p.m.: One suspect is now in police custody, Times reports.

A Seattle Police vehicle turns near the scene of a shooting involving several police officers in downtown Seattle, Thursday, April 20, 2017. He's described as a black male with dark complexion, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 250 pounds with a black jacket, glasses, and a Seahawks beanie.

Police said on Twitter said one suspect was detained and another suspect was found with "significant injuries".

The shooting happened around 1:30 p.m. near Madison Street and Western Avenue, several blocks south of the Pike Place Market. One of the officers was fighting with a suspect on the ground when a female suspect hit the officer over the head with a bottle.

The officers were taken to Harborview Medical Center, police said.

Nearby buildings were on lockdown and streets were closed as police officers wearing tactical gear swarmed to the scene.

One was shot in the chest but saved by a bulletproof vest, and the other was shot in the chin and ribcage, Mayor Ed Murray said a news conference near the scene.

None of the officers are in critical condition and that two are being treated at a local hospital, KIRO reports.

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