Police: officer shot man armed with knife

9:55 AM, Oct 21, 2013   |    comments
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LEXINGTON PARK, Md. (WUSA9) -- Authorities are investigating after an officer shot a man while responding to a domestic assault on Monday morning.

According to St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office authorities at 6:30 a.m. Monday, officers responded to a home in Lexington Park for a domestic assault in progress involving a person armed with a knife. Officers went inside the home and encountered a man, say authorities. During the encounter, one officer shot the man.

The man was flown to Prince George's Shock Trauma with non-life threatening wounds. Authorities say none of the officers were injured.

Authorities have not released the address of the incident but say they will release more information later.

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