Officers shoot knife-wielding man in Sleepy Hollow

Two police officers in northwest suburban Sleepy Hollow are on paid leave after shooting and killing a man.

It happened after the officers were called to a domestic disturbance at a home near maple lane and hemlock drive just before noon Sunday.

Two people at the home were injured.

Officers say a man was on the driveway with a knife.

They tried to subdue him, but he allegedly tried to cut the officers and was shot after he refused to stop.

Illinois State Police are investigating the shooting.

The man’s name has not been released.

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