A man has been seriously injured after being shot by a Shreveport Police officer early Friday morning.

SPD received calls about a suspicious vehicle in the 400 block of Albany a little after one early. Reportedly, the gray pickup truck was driving slowly, erratically, and was running into things.

Officers made contact with the driver and pulled him over near Drexel and Thornhill. At this point, an officer engaged the man and there was some sort of exchange. The officer then shot the suspect several times.

Corporal Marcus Hines told KTBS it is unclear exactly what led to shooting and an investigation into the matter is on going.

The man is in the hospital with what is being described as serious injury. The officer was not injured during the encounter.

We will keep you posted with details as this story unfolds.

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