SALEM — Police have contained what was described Wednesday afternoon as an "active shooting" situation in this city.

State Police said before 1 p.m. troopers and federal and county law enforcement officials were "in the area of 172 E. Broadway" for "the report of shots fired."

The address is an H&R Block office.

State officials said the suspect was believed to be a fugitive who was cornered. No injuries have been reported so far.

No other information was available.