(CNN) — Several police officers were injured during a shooting in Kansas City, Missouri, on Tuesday night.
In an email to the Kansas City Star, Capt. Corey Carlisle, a spokesman for the Kansas City Police Department, stated that a standoff was taking place.
Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas tweeted that he is praying for the three injured officers. “We’ve been reminded too much lately in Kansas City how dangerous police work can be,” Lucas said.