Man injured in police-involved shooting in Brockton

BROCKTON, Mass. (WHDH) — One man was injured in a police-involved shooting Sunday night in Brockton.

The shooting happened in front of an apartment building on North Main Street. Witnesses said officers confronted a man who was holding a knife outside the apartment. There are conflicting accounts about whether the man threatened police or not.

One neighbor told 7News she has known the man for years and saw he was holding a knife to his skin. She said she and other people were yelling at him to drop the knife.

Witnesses said several shots were fired. Police said the man was taken to the hospital, where his condition is unknown.

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