- Associated Press - Sunday, May 8, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) - Police say an officer has shot and wounded a man armed with a dagger after responding to a report of an emotionally disturbed person in Brooklyn.

It happened just before 7:30 p.m. Sunday at 68th Street and Avenue T in the Bergen Beach neighborhood.

Police say officers who arrived on the scene encountered a 29-year-old man brandishing a dagger or some kind of cutting instrument.

Police say the armed man charged at one of the officers who fired his weapon, striking him once.

The man was hospitalized and is expected to survive. None of the officers were injured.

Police say a weapon has been recovered.


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