NEW YORK - The New York City Police Department is investigating after a knife-wielding man was shot by officers in Manhattan this morning.

It happened just before 7 a.m. near East 10th Street and Third Avenue in the East Village.


According to police, two officers were inside a deli when a man entered and got into a dispute with the clerk before pulling out a knife.

Police say officers ordered the man to drop the knife but he refused.

Police say officers then shot the man, hitting him once.

The man was transported to Bellevue Hospital.

Police say it's unclear who fired the shots and how many rounds it involved.

A knife was recovered at the scene.

Police say the officers involved were taken to an area hospital for tinnitus.

Meanwhile, three other officers are recovering after one was stabbed and two were shot in Brooklyn Wednesday night.

Police say an officer was stabbed in the neck by a man who later pulled a gun on police.

That man was shot and is in critical condtion.

All of the officers are expected to recover.