Kentucky State Police are investigating after a suspect firing at an officer was shot, police said Saturday night.
Lexington Police say they received a call around 5:30 p.m. Saturday about a report of shots fired in the 600 block of Marshall Lane. They say while officers were on the way they received additional calls about a person outside of a home shooting a gun.
A Lexington Police officer arrived to the home and saw gunfire, officials said. They say a 21-year-old Black man fired a weapon at the officer and the officer returned fire.
The 21-year-old man was hit. He’s been identified as Ryan Jones. Police say Jones sustained a serious injury to his front shoulder. He was treated on the scene before being taken to the hospital. The officer was not injured.