Three Texas Police Officers Shot in Cedar Park Neighborhood; Suspect ‘Barricaded’ Inside Home

Police officers work near the house in Cedar Park, Texas, where a person remained barricaded Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020. Three police officers were shot, authorities said. The officers are in stable condition at a local hospital, police said on Twitter. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

Three Texas police officers were shot Sunday after responding to a call in a residential area, police said on Twitter.

The Cedar Park Police Department tweeted multiple officers were shot after responding to a call at a home. The department added the “subject is barricaded inside the home and multiple law enforcement agencies are on scene.”

The officers were in stable condition at a local hospital, interim Police Chief Mike Harmon said on Twitter. The scene in the Heritage Park Subdivision was still active as of Sunday night, he said.

Police also tweeted that the situation “remains a very active scene,” and the subject is not yet in custody. A helicopter circled overhead and dozens of emergency vehicles lined the street at the scene.

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SOURCE: The Austin American-Statesman, Nicole Cobler and Tony Plohetski