Several officers have been shot while responding to a call in a Texas suburb, Your Content has learned. Police are asking residents to avoid the Bagdad Road area, due to the ongoing situation.
‘We are on scene of a shooting where multiple Cedar Park Police Officers have been shot while responding to a call at a home off Natalie Cove,’ the police tweeted.
Multiple law enforcement agencies are at a home off of Natalie Cove. Police say the subject has barricaded himself inside the home.
At least three officers were shot, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
A Fox News reporter said at least three ambulances were at the scene, in addition to multiple SWAT units.
Cedar Park is home to around 80,000 people.
Caleb Record told Fox News said he first thought the emergency services were responding to a COVID case or a heart attack, given the intense here.
‘About three, four, five cop cars come by; SWAT comes by; everyone’s just zooming on by.
‘So I turn around and try to see what’s going on.’
Witnesses told KVUE they heard multiple gunshots and there is a large law enforcement presence.
Local residents are being asked to stay in their homes.
‘This is a fluid situation and we will keep you all updated as new information comes in,’ the police tweeted.
This is a developing story. Check back with Your Content throughout the day for updates.