Birmingham police officer involved in shooting

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BIRMINGHAM, AL (WSFA) - A Birmingham police officer is involved in a shooting.

This is the third police officer involved in a shooting in three days.

Birmingham police say an officer was trying to interview the suspect when he began to argue and pulled a gun on the officer.

An assisting officer shot the suspect.

His injuries are not considered serious.

Police are not releasing his name until family has been notified.

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