A Denver police officer was shot in Broomfield, CO, Thursday afternoon. The suspect was killed in an exchange of fire with officers.

The wounded officer, who works in DPD's fugitive unit and is a 20-year veteran on the force, was shot in the neck and taken to the hospital, Denver Police Interim Chief Ron Thomas said. He is stable and talking with doctors, multiple source told Denver7. Thomas confirmed the officer was stable and said he has a "very good prognosis."

The Broomfield Police Department is leading the investigation, Denver 7 reports.

DPD's fugitive unit was in the area around 3 p.m. searching for a suspect wanted in connection to a homicide investigation, according to Broomfield PD Public Information Officer Rachel Haslett.