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NYPD: Officer shoots, wounds man who refused to drop knife

Authorities say a police officer has shot and wounded a man who refused to drop his knife in Manhattan.

The New York Police Department says officers responded to a possible emotionally disturbed person near the FDR Drive and found a 25-year-old man with a knife. Police say the man would not follow orders to drop the knife and advanced upon officers. He was shot once in the torso. It happened around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The suspect has been taken to Bellevue Hospital Center and is likely to survive. The two officers have been taken to Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital for observation.

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