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HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (FOX13) -

A Helena-West Helena, Ark., Police officer was reportedly shot Thursday evening.

The officer was reportedly shot in the arm-shoulder area.

The officer was airlifted to The MED in Memphis, Tenn.

Arkansas State Police spokesman Bill Sadler said the ASP Criminal Investigation Unit was requested to assist in the investigation.

The officer was shot at around 6 p.m. while executing a search warrant with other officers. Gunfire was exchanged. Two suspects were struck and were also taken to The MED in Memphis for treatment.

Helena-West Helena Police Chief Uless Wallace said the department's special crimes unit was serving a warrant in a drug investigation when the officer was shot in the left arm. Wallace said the officer who was transported to The MED by helicopter is in stable condition.

Helena-West Helena is about 70 miles south of Memphis.

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FOX13 News reporter Matt Gerien and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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