Colorado Springs, Colorado — Authorities say an officer was shot by a suspected gunman while responding to a domestic dispute early Saturday morning.
The incident occurred near the intersection of State Highway 15 and Highway 100.
An off-duty Colorado Springs officer was in his car at the time when he was approached by a man in a dark SUV who pointed a handgun at him, authorities said.
The officer fired two shots at the vehicle, striking the man in the leg.
The other officer who was nearby fled the scene and was not injured, according to police.
The man was arrested.
The suspect was described as being in his 20s.
Police said there was no indication the officer was involved in a criminal act.
The Colorado Springs Police Department is investigating the shooting.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.