New York City police officers shot and injured a man in Brooklyn on Sunday who reportedly lunged at them with a dagger, the NYPD said Sunday night.

At about 7:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of an emotionally disturbed man in the Bergen Beach neighborhood, police officials said.

Officers said they came upon a 29-year-old man who was holding a sharp metal dagger near 68th Street and Avenue T.

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Police said the man lunged at one of the officers with the dagger, when officers shot him twice.

The man was taken to Kings County Hospital Center with nonlife-threatening injuries and was expected to survive, a police spokesman said, adding that the officers were not injured.