An officer shot a man in the leg Thursday while responding to a stabbing at an apartment complex in Westwood, according to Cincinnati police.
Police said officers responded to Lafeuille Apartments after reports that a man attempted to stab others at one of the units.
Police said one man and one woman had stab wounds. Both victims were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Investigators believe there were a total of four people inside the apartment at the time.
Investigators said two officers arrived at the scene and gave commands to the suspect to drop the knife.
The suspect was ultimately Tased by one of the officers and shot in the leg by the other officer, investigators said.
The man was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for treatment.
Police do not know what led to the stabbing, and investigators are still at the scene.
The officers have been placed on paid administrative leave pending an investigation.
The last Cincinnati officer-involved shooting occurred on Aug. 11, 2020. In that case, Officer John Brown unintentionally fired his weapon while grappling with 37-year-old Andre Thomas, officials said. Chief Eliot Isaac said that the case was "definitely not an appropriate use of force." Thomas survived the encounter.
The last fatal officer-involved shooting in Cincinnati was in Sept. 2018. Omar Santa-Perez had killed three people and wounded two others at the Fifth Third Center when officers responded and fatally shot him in the lobby of the building.
The Enquirer will update this report as soon as we have more details.