'I got shot in the face!': Police officer shot at traffic stop, suspect in custody

Police apprehended Joshua Rosebush, 29, after a manhunt.

A Saginaw Township, Michigan, police officer was shot in the face at a traffic stop Tuesday morning, leaving him in critical condition, state police said.

An hours-long manhunt was underway for 29-year-old Joshua Michael Rosebush in connection with the shooting until he was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon, Michigan State Police officials said.

After Saginaw Township officer Jeff Koenig was injured, he managed to radio for help, according to dispatch audio from broadcastify.com.

"I've been shot!" Koenig said. "I got shot in the face!"

Koenig, a 16-year veteran of the department, is in critical condition but "has stabilized," authorities told reporters Tuesday morning.

Rosebush was taken into custody after a brief pursuit in Shiawassee County, state police said Tuesday afternoon.

Rosebush allegedly shot at officers, who returned fire, injuring the suspect, police said.

Rosebush was taken to a hospital, police said.

No officers were injured in the shootout, police said.

"We are thankful that no one else was seriously injured," state police said after his capture. "Public safety officers have been working this case throughout the night and all day, and will need to continue investigating into the night."

ABC News' Ben Stein contributed to this report.

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