- Associated Press - Sunday, September 21, 2014

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. (AP) - Police in Cottage Grove say one of its officers shot an armed man in the foot in a confrontation Saturday night.

Police Chief Mike Grover tells the Register-Guard (https://is.gd/huNzYA ) that the man was armed with two knives. He was taken a hospital in Springfield with injuries there were not life-threatening.

The shooting happened around 8:20 p.m. Saturday. No officers were injured.

The case was referred to the Lane County district attorney’s office.

Cottage Grove is about 20 miles south of Eugene.

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