According to a police spokesperson, when authorities arrived at the home they spotted an older man being chased by the suspect who was armed with a kitchen knife. The suspect was threatening to kill his mother and step-father.
The suspect charged toward the two responding officers who shot him, police said. The man was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition.
The family told police that the suspect has mental illness and was under the influence of alcohol. The suspect told police he purposely charged at the officers so they would shoot him.