Butler police fatally shoot man who stabbed officer

A man was shot and killed by police in Butler after stabbing an officer Tuesday morning, state police said.

The incident happened in the area of the 300 block of West Jefferson Street, as the officer responded to a 911 call about a man acting erratically and jumping in and out of traffic, state police said.

No information on the officer’s condition was immediately available.

Police have not identified the man who was killed.

The investigation is ongoing. State police said they would discuss the incident at the Butler station at 10:30 a.m.

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