Police Shooting In Altoona

State Police are investigating a shooting overnight involving a Police officer.
Police were called out to the 1600 Block of 16th Street in Altoona just before midnight, where they found the man with abutcher knife threatening suicide and using the knife to cut himself. Police warned him to drop the knife several times but say he lunged toward them.
That’s when an Altoona Police Officer shot him. Police tackled the man and wrestled the knife away. He was taken to Altoona Hospital where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.