NEW HAVEN, CT (WFSB) – Police are responding to an officer shot in New Haven Monday evening. 

A large police presence is underway on Henry Street near Dixwell Avenue. 

The New Haven Fire Department said the officer was shot while on duty, but did not release any additional information. 

Police are expected to hold a press conference at Yale-New Haven Hospital at 11:30. Stream it here

The officer was alert and heading into surgery, according to the New Haven mayor's office. 

New Haven Police Department has not confirmed any information at this time. 

Channel 3 has a crew on the scene and will provide updates as they become available.

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