Three Fayetteville officers on leave after shootout

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — Three Fayetteville police officers have been placed on paid leave following a shooting that injured one man.

Authorities said police responded to a report of shots fired at around 3 a.m. Saturday.

Officers saw a man standing in a driveway holding a handgun.

Authorities said police shot the man after he refused the drop the gun and allegedly raised it at officers.

The man was taken to a hospital for surgery. His name has not been released.

State police are investigating the shooting.

Credit: The Associated Press.