ST. ALBERT, Alta. — Two RCMP officers have been shot and are being treated in hospital in St. Albert, Alta., while police continue to search for an armed suspect.

St. Albert RCMP say the two officers were shot early Saturday morning within the city.

Insp. Gibson Glavin says police are searching for the suspect near the Sturgeon Valley Golf Club in St. Albert.

Glavin says more information will be released, but declined to give a description of the suspect.

The suspect is described as armed and dangerous.

There’s no word on the extent of the officers’ injuries.