HOLLYWOOD, FLA. (WSVN) - Hollywood Police said one of their officers was forced to fire during a confrontation, sending one person to the hospital.

According to investigators, there was a struggle between the officer and the subject along Hollywood Boulevard and South 52nd Avenue, at around 11:10 a.m., Sunday.

Police said the officer shot the subject in the lower back.

Paramedics transported the patient to Memorial Regional Hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening.

The Florida Department of Law enforcement will investigate the incident.

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