HAMILTON, Ala. (WTVA) - A man was wounded during an officer-involved shooting in Hamilton, Alabama, after officers say he approached them with a knife.
On Thursday at approximately 1:30 p.m., Marion County deputies and Hamilton police attempted to serve an involuntary commitment order at a house in the 200 block of Robin Road in Hamilton.
"At some point after the officers arrived at the residence, the subject they (officers) were attempting to locate approached them while armed with a knife," said Captain Jonathan Winters of the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation.
Winters says a short altercation happened and one of the deputies fired his weapon, causing non-fatal injuries to the man. The man was taken to a Hamilton, Ala., hospital by an ambulance.
The man was then taken to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo for further treatment. That man's current condition is unknown.
Agents with the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation were called in and are currently investigating the incident.
"As the incident is currently under investigation, no other information is available at this time," Winters said.
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