Multiple agencies responded to a crime scene Tuesday evening in Huntsville after two police officers and a citizen were shot.

The officers responded to a shooting call at the Governor's House apartment complex when a subject fired at officers.

The suspected shooter was barricaded in an apartment after the shooting.

The three victims suffered life-threatening injuries according to Huntsville mayor Tommy Battle and were taken to the hospital for treatment.

"Our hearts are shattered. Please send every prayer you have to the officers, their families, and the Huntsville Police Department," Battle said.

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) tweeted, "Two Huntsville police officers were shot in the line of duty tonight, an absolutely tragedy. Details are limited at this time as a stand-off is ongoing, but I am following the situation closely. My prayers are with the officers and their families.”

The Morgan County Sheriff's Office sent condolences on Facebook saying, "Our prayers are with the two Huntsville PD officers that were shot while responding to a call, their families and the men and women of the Huntsville Police Department. Please keep them in your prayers."

The Marshall County District Attorney's Office said, "Please stop what you’re doing and pray for the two Huntsville Police Department officers who were shot late this afternoon in the line of duty. Pray for all their law enforcement family as they process this news as well. We’re hopeful they will be okay."

The condition of the three shot is unknown.

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