Authorities investigate officer-involved shooting in Battle Creek

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**Correction: A previous version of this article stated the shooting happened Monday; it actually happened Wednesday. We regret the mistake, which has been fixed.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities are investigating a shooting involving a police officer and a suspect in Battle Creek Wednesday.

The incident happened just before 4 p.m. on South Avenue near Fountain Street, just west of Main Street.

Officials said the suspect was armed. The officer was not physically hurt and has been placed on paid administrative leave, which is typical during this type of investigation.

The suspect’s condition is unknown at this time.

Additional details weren’t immediately known. Battle Creek officials said they expect to provide more information on Thursday.

There is no threat to the public at this time, according to officials.

Michigan State Police has been notified, which is standard procedure in officer-involved shootings. Authorities say they are continuing to investigate the incident.

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