Police in New Jersey shoot knife-wielding man who allegedly lunged at them

BAYONNE, New Jersey (WABC) -- Police in New Jersey responding to call on Friday night opened fire on a man after he allegedly lunged at them with a knife.

The incident happened just before 6 p.m. in Bayonne while officers were responding to a domestic violence incident on Prospect Avenue.

Police say the suspect, who was armed with a knife, took a swipe at officers who then opened fire.

The suspect was taken to Jersey City Medical Center where he's currently in critical condition.
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