Gary officer shoots knife-wielding man in Northwest Indiana
GARY, In. — A Gary officer shot a man who charged at him with a knife in Northwest Indiana, police said.
Officers were called to the GoLo gas station on the 4300 block of East Dunes Highway around 5:40 a.m. Monday, after reports of a man acting aggressively.
Upon arrival, officers came in contact with a man armed with a knife. The offender charged an officer, who then discharged his weapon and shot the man.
The offender was subdued and transported to a hospital for treatment. His condition is unknown.
The officer was unharmed and no other injuries were reported.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Department is investigating.