Massachusetts

2 Boston police officers shot, conditions unknown

  • Police search for a suspect after a shooting in the East Boston neighborhood of Boston, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. Police say two officers were shot late Wednesday night. Their conditions were not immediately available. It's unclear what led to the shooting. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Police search for a suspect after a shooting in the East Boston neighborhood of Boston, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. Police say two officers were shot late Wednesday night. Their conditions were not immediately available. It's unclear what led to the shooting. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)  (The Associated Press)

  • Police search for a suspect after a shooting in the East Boston neighborhood of Boston, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. Police say two officers were shot late Wednesday night. Their conditions were not immediately available. It's unclear what led to the shooting.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Police search for a suspect after a shooting in the East Boston neighborhood of Boston, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. Police say two officers were shot late Wednesday night. Their conditions were not immediately available. It's unclear what led to the shooting.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)  (The Associated Press)

  • Police search for a suspect after a shooting in the East Boston neighborhood of Boston, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. Police say two officers were shot late Wednesday night. Their conditions were not immediately available. It's unclear what led to the shooting. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Police search for a suspect after a shooting in the East Boston neighborhood of Boston, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. Police say two officers were shot late Wednesday night. Their conditions were not immediately available. It's unclear what led to the shooting. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)  (The Associated Press)

Two police officers have been shot in Boston and a suspect is still on the loose.

Police say the officers were shot late Wednesday night. Their conditions were not immediately available.

It's unclear what led to the shooting.

Police are asking residents of the East Boston neighborhood where the shooting happened to shelter in place as officers search the area for the suspect.

Police have not released any additional information.