By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — Indiana State Police are investigating after a Hammond police officer shot a suspect early Thursday morning.

Indiana State Police said Hammond police and firefighters were responding to a 911 call about a crash and possible vehicle fire around 3:30 a.m. at Rhode Island Avenue and Orchard Drive.

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When officers arrived, they saw a man inside a blue 2013 Infiniti SUV, and asked him to exit the vehicle.

After refusing several times, the man eventually got out of the vehicle while holding a handgun, and one of the officers shot him, according to Indiana State Police.

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Officers began performing first aid, and the man was taken to University of Chicago Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized.

Police found a large capacity drum magazine in his vehicle.

No officers were injured during the incident, and the officer who shot the man has been placed on paid administrative leave.

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Indiana State Police are investigating.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff