The two SAPD Officers were on directed patrol (2 man unit) when they contacted two suspects walking on the 200 block of W Evergreen St. As the officers exited the patrol car to contact the suspects one of the suspects pulled out a handgun and shot both officers. Despite being wounded, one of the officers managed to return fire and the armed suspect was struck. Both officers were taken to SAMMC where one was is in critical condition and the other is in grave condition. Both officers are 9-year veterans of the department. The suspect was taken to University Hospital where at last check, he was in grave condition.