(KCEN) -- An off-duty Dallas police officer is in the hospital after being shot twice early this morning.
The shooting happened just after midnight.
The officer was working a security job when he and another officer saw a suspicious man in a van with binoculars and scanners.
When they tried to investigate, they say the man pulled a gun.
The suspect allegedly shot one of the officers twice.
He's expected to be OK.
Investigators are still searching for that suspect.