BUFFALO, NY ( WKBW ) Buffalo police are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred at approximately 6:30p.m Wednesday in the city's Black Rock section.
Northwest district officers responded to a call of a suicidal man inside a home in the 100 block of Hamilton Avenue.
Police say the man, believed to be in his late 60's, had a knife and was threatening harm to himself and possibly others.
At some point, an officer discharged his weapon, striking the individual in the mid-section.
He was transported by ambulance to ECMC with non-life threatening injuries.
As is protocol of the Buffalo police department when an officer discharges his weapon, internal affairs and homicide detectives investigate the incident.