Man wielding 2 knives shot by police in Glendale Heights

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Saturday, December 29, 2018
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A man was shot in Glendale Heights when he refused to drop two knives.

GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Ill. (WLS) -- A man has been hospitalized after being shot by west suburban Glendale Heights Police officers early Saturday.

Police said they responded to a domestic disturbance in the 0-100 block of Joseph Lane at approximately 1:05 a.m. when they found a man holding two knives.

Police said the man did not respond to commands to drop the knives and as a result was shot. He did not sustain life-threatening injuries.

An investigation is underway by DuPage County officials.