Police Shoot Alleged Knife-Wielding Man in Brooklyn

NYPD officers reportedly shot a knife-wielding suspect in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, Monday afternoon.

Officers were called to the area of New York Avenue, between Newkirk and Foster avenues, on a report of an emotionally disturbed man armed with a knife. 

The shooting was reported at about 12:45 p.m. The man's condition has not been released.

Officers reportedly attempted using a stun-gun on the man. When that didn't work, an officer shot him. 

NYPD says the investigation is still active.

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