DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A suspect was shot by a Dallas officer Saturday evening after police said he fired a weapon at that officer at an intersection in the Pleasant Grove area.

Police said the shooting happened at the intersection of the C F Hawn Freeway service road and Buckner Boulevard.

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According to police, an officer was at a traffic light at the intersection when the suspect, who was going westbound on the service road, stopped and got out of his pickup truck.

Police said the suspect took out a weapon and fired toward the officer in the squad car. Police said the officer returned fire and struck the suspect in the lower abdomen and leg.

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The suspect was taken to a hospital and is currently stable, police said.

The officer was not injured.

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Police are continuing to investigate and have not said what led to the suspect firing shots at the officer.