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(NEW HOPE, Minn.) — Two police officers were shot by a gunman outside a city council meeting in New Hope, Minnesota, on Monday, where a male suspect was shot and killed, police said.

The officers are recovering from their injuries, police told ABC affiliate KSTP.

Video from the council meeting features audible popping sounds -– followed by a man yelling at meeting attendees, leaving the council members ducking behind their desks.

Two officers were scheduled to be sworn in during the meeting, but it’s unclear whether they were the officers involved with the shooting.

There’s no word on what sparked the gunfire, and the suspect’s identity has not been released.

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