01/17/2015 11:10 EST | Updated 03/19/2015 05:59 EDT

2 RCMP officers shot outside of Edmonton

Two RCMP officers have been shot outside of Edmonton.

Alberta RCMP say police are at the scene of an ongoing operation southeast of the Sturgeon Valley Golf Course in St. Albert, located northeast of Edmonton.

The two officers suffered gunshot wounds and are being treated in hospital. RCMP Insp. Gilbert Glavin had no word on their condition.

RCMP are looking for a male suspect, described as a white man between 25-35 years old. He was last seen wearing a two-toned blue jacked and jeans.

RCMP say the suspect is considered armed and dangerous and warn the public not to approach.

RCMP are asking people to avoid the area and to call 911 or Crime Stoppers with any information.

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