01/07/2014 12:45 EST | Updated 03/08/2014 05:59 EST

2 RCMP officers wounded in rural Alberta

Two RCMP officers have been wounded on a rural property near Vegreville, Alta., east of Edmonton.

Three suspects are at large. RCMP describe them as armed and dangerous.

RCMP are also asking people to stay away from the scene which hasn’t yet been contained. There were unconfirmed reports of gunshots in the area.

The condition of the officers is unknown at this point. 

"One was not necessarily life-threatening," K Division media relations officer Josée Valiquette told the Canadian Press. "We're awaiting word."

More information is expected fromChief Supt. Randy McInnis within the next hour.