Officials: Man shot by police after holding hostages in home

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JACKSON TOWNSHIP -

Investigators say a Jackson Township police officer shot and wounded a man armed with a knife in a home on Saturday.

Police say officers responded to a 911 call that a man armed with a knife was holding people hostage.

When they entered the home, they found a 22-year-old man wielding a knife in a threatening manner.

At least one officer fired a gun, striking the man.

The unidentified man was taken to the hospital for injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

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