Suspect hospitalized following shooting involving US Marshals

PHOENIX (FOX 10) - Phoenix police say a suspect has been hospitalized following an officer-involved shooting involving the U.S. Marshals violent offender task force.

According to Phoenix police, the shooting happened at an apartment complex near 19th Avenue and Dunlap.

The suspect was a fugitive and fired shots at law enforcement before officers returned fire, striking the suspect.

Police say the suspect has non-life threatening injuries.

No law enforcement officers were injured.

Just hours before this shooting, the Phoenix Police Department was involved in another officer-involved shooting near 35th Street and Oak.

No officers were injured in that shooting.

This marks the 44th officer-involved shooting in Phoenix in 2018.

In 2017, the city had 21 officer-involved shootings.