CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. -- A man in Crystal Lake was shot during a confrontation with police officers.
Police say a man in his late 20s had attacked a family member and threatened her with a knife at a home in the 300 block of West Terra Cotta Ave. late Sunday night.
A few hours later, he broke into a home in the 800 block of Boxwood Drive.
When police arrived at the scene around 2 a.m., they say he charged at officers with a knife.
That’s when they fired.
The man was hospitalized in critical condition.
A police officer was treated for a minor wound.
Illinois State Police are investigating.