Police can confirm that three police officers have been involved in a shooting incident in Napier this morning.
Two police officers have been injured and are in hospital.
A third officer is unaccounted for at this stage.
One offender is believed to be involved
The incident happened in the Chaucer Road area on Bluff Hill. The scene is currently cordoned off by the Armed Offenders Squad.
Local people are asked to remain in their houses and not go outside. Local schools are also asked to keep students inside until advised by police.
Further details of this incident will be released as they become available.