Police were at the scene of a shooting in east Phoenix on Wednesday night involving an officer who was injured, officials said.

Phoenix police Sgt. Mercedes Fortune confirmed that a suspect was injured in the shooting and has been taken to a hospital. An officer also had non-life-threatening injures and was taken to a hospital, Fortune said.

The shooting occurred near 44th Street and Thomas Road.

Thomas Road was closed to traffic in the area while police investigated.

No further details were immediately available.

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