BORGER, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The Borger Police Department reports that on Monday at around 5:25 p.m. officers were called to the 1300 block of Yows on a domestic disturbance when an officer was shot twice by a suspect.

According to police, officers arrived and found Gerardo Rodriguez, 38, using a family member as a human shield. Police said Rodriguez then shot at officers hitting one officer twice.

The Borger Police Department said officers returned fire and did not hit the suspect.

Rodriguez was taken into custody and charged with Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon against a Peace Officer, a 1st-degree felony, and Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon against a Family Member. The investigation is ongoing and police said additional charges may be added.

The officer was evaluated by hospital staff and does not have life-threatening injuries said the Borger Police Department.

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BORGER, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — According to the Borger Police Department, one person is in custody after an officer was shot and left with non-critical injuries Monday evening in the 1300 block of Yows.

According to police, at around 5:25 p.m., officers were called to a domestic disturbance in the 1300 block of Yows Monday.

Police said that one of the responding officers was shot by a suspect on the scene and was left with non-critical injuries.

BPD said the suspect was taken into custody and the officer who was shot was taken to the hospital. The officer is being flown to a hospital in Amarillo for non-life threatening injuries and is currently in a stable position.

The Borger Police Department is still investigating the incident.