Police shoot knife wielding man in Brooklyn

Posted: 6:38 PM, Mar 23, 2013
Updated: 2013-03-23 18:38:38-04

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK (PIX11)- Another officer involved shooting happened in Brooklyn Friday night.

Officers say they shot and killed a man after he lunged at them with a knife.

Police were investigating a stabbing at the Zen Spa on Court Street around eight.

Outside of the spa they came across a 28-year-old man who started to threaten them with a knife.

When told to put it down, the man allegedly charged at officers.

They shot him in the chest.

He was pronounced dead at the hospital.