Two police officers were fatally shot and one was seriously injured in a shooting in Bristol late Wednesday night

The shooting happened after police went to an altercation at Bleachers, a Middle Street bar, according to a source connected to the city

Two Bristol officers and a sergeant drove to a house near Redstone Hill Road and Birch Street about a mile away to talk to someone involved in the dispute

The Connecticut State Police confirmed that personnel was requested to assist the Bristol Police Department with an investigation.

“We ask your thoughts and prayers be with the families, the officer and all those impacted,”

state police said in a statement posted on social media.

A large police procession with officers from around the state escorted the fallen officers

from Bristol Hospital to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Farmington on Thursday morning.