The Danvers police chief says officers responding to reports of an assault at an apartment complex in town shot the suspect.

Police responded to the complex at about 10:30 p.m. Thursday.

Chief Neil Ouellette says while the suspect was being taken into custody, he was shot by officers.

He did not say what the suspect did to provoke police into opening fire, and the person's condition was not immediately available.

No names were released.

No officers were hurt.

[Associated Press]