(CNN) — Three Los Angeles Police Department officers were shot Wednesday night, prompting a city-wide tactical alert, officials said.

The officers were wounded in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles and taken to area hospitals in unknown conditions, LAPD Officer Luis Garcia told CNN.

LAPD did not provide details on what led up to the shooting or who opened fire.

A city-wide tactical alert is in effect, which is meant to bring resources to the area of the shooting, Garcia said.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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