Two police officers were shot Thursday afternoon while responding to a robbery in downtown Seattle.
#BREAKING Two Seattle Police officers shot near Madison / Western Ave in downtown Seattle: http://kng5.tv/SeattleOfficersShot
Posted by KING 5 on Thursday, April 20, 2017
The shooting happened about 1:30 p.m. near Madison Street and Western Avenue, according to Seattle Police.
The Henry M. Jackson Federal Building at First Avenue and Madison is being evacuated.
The condition of the officers is not known.
The public should avoid the area while police investigate.