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A police officer in Raleigh, North Carolina, was shot while responding to a suspicious car call. This image shows a police car following the shooting of two officers from the Ferguson Police Department in Missouri, Mar. 12, 2015. Getty Images/Michael B. Thomas

UPDATE: 2:33 a.m. EST — The police officer who was shot during a suspicious car call Wednesday night in Raleigh, North Carolina, was out of surgery, the police department announced.

The officer was following up on a suspected carjacking and was shot almost immediately as he excited the vehicle, according to local reports. He sustained multiple gunshot wounds, and two suspects were arrested in the incident.

UPDATE: 12:26 a.m. EST — The second suspect involved in the shooting of a police officer in Raleigh, North Carolina, was caught by the local police officers early Thursday morning. He was was found hiding in a shed.

Original story:

A police officer in Raleigh, North Carolina, was shot while responding to a suspicious vehicle call. The Raleigh Police Department confirmed that one of the suspects was caught while another was still on the run and the search for him was going on.

The incident took place Wednesday evening at Schaub Drive and Teakwood Place at an apartment complex in southwest Raleigh, around 8 p.m. EST. In a search for the suspect, police officers were using flashlights to search in the nearby woods. They also requested the assistance of a State Highway Patrol helicopter for the search, which was sent from Salisbury to help with the manhunt. One lane of the Interstate-440 was shut down to aid the search.

Some reports said the officer, whose name wasn't announced, was shot in the face, while others said he was shot in the neck. There was no official clarification from the police department, who only issued a tweet thanking people for their prayers and saying more information would be provided later.

The officer was taken to WakeMed Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds, but his exact condition was unknown. At 11 p.m. EST, he was in surgery, according to reports.