A Leavenworth police officer shot a suspect Tuesday night, a police spokesman said.

A Leavenworth police officer shot a suspect Tuesday night, a police spokesman said.

The incident was reported around 8:15 p.m. in the 1700 block of Rose Street. The officer reportedly went to that location to investigate a stolen vehicle, according to Police Chief Pat Kitchens.

The shooting is being investigated by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.

No other details were immediately available.