VENICE — A suspect has been arrested following an incident where a Venice police officer was involved in a Saturday morning scuffle that involved shots fired.

The shooting occurred about 5:17 a.m. Saturday on Mendez Street, following a vehicle and foot chase of a male suspect.

After the shots were fired and a struggle with the officer, the suspect managed to flee the scene, apparently uninjured. The officer was treated for minor abrasions.

The suspect was later identified as Keven A. Hamilton, 24, and arrested at an apartment in the 400 block of Armada Avenue.

The investigation into this incident continues.