Denton police officer critically injured in shooting

The Denton Police Department is investigating an officer involved shooting overnight in the 1800 block of W. University.

Police say the officer initiated a traffic stop at the given location. During the stop, there was an exchange of gunfire and the officer was hit. He was transported to the hospital with critical injuries. He has undergone surgery and remains in critical, but stable condition.

Two persons of interest fled the scene and led police on a chase into Carrollton. The pursuit ended in the Luna and Valley View area with two in custody.

More details to be released when available.