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2 officers injured during sting operation-3 suspects arrested

On 10/18/19,  at approximately 8:30 p.m., a city-wide “help the officer” call went out for assistance in the 1500 block of 2nd Ave. According to the on-scene Commander, 2 officers were assaulted during an undercover sting operation. The two officers were treated on scene by Seattle Fire and transported to Harborview Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

At this posting, it is unknown exactly what precipitated the assault on the officers. 3 suspects were arrested, however.

This information is preliminary.