Person with knife shot by Gary officer, police say

GARY, Ind. (WLS) -- A person with a knife was shot and wounded by a Gary police officer Monday morning, Gary police said.

Officers were dispatched to the 4300-block of East Dunes Highway at about 5:40 a.m. after a report of an aggressive, unwanted subject.

Police said they encountered a male suspect armed with a knife who then charged at one of the officers. That officer fired his gun and hit the suspect, police said.

The suspect was subdued and transported to a hospital for treatment. No officers were injured.

The Lake County Sheriff's Department is investigating the shooting.
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