The incident happened sometime after 11:00 a.m. Wednesday in the area of 17th and Mt. Vernon streets. It was there that police were called out for an assist for an injured officer to the area.
Officials at the scene tell Action News that the officer was trying to stop at least two people when the officer was injured.
Police have taken two people into custody.
The injured officer was taken by another officer to Hahnemann Hospital for treatment. There is no word yet on his condition or what type of injuries he sustained.