Man arrested after allegedly firing at police

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Police are investigating after an LMPD officer exchanged gunfire with a man in the city's west end about 9:45 Thursday night.

Police say they were talking to a group of people at 13th and Muhammad Ali Boulevard, near the Beecher Terrace housing complex when one man suddenly took off, running west on Muhammad Ali toward 15th Street, with the officers in pursuit.

Police say the suspect fired shots as he was running and an officer returned fire, but no one was hit. Officers caught up with the suspect soon after and took him into custody.

The suspect was taken to University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The officer involved is on administrative leave, pending the outcome of the investigation.