A “suspicious” man with a knife is in critical condition this morning after an officer-involved shooting in front of a Barnes and Noble in Boca Raton last night.
Boca Raton Police said no officers were injured and the knife was recovered.
UPDATE: 1400 W Glades Rd- The subject is in critical condition @ @DelrayMedCenter & is undergoing surgery. The knife was recovered at the scene. FDLE is the investigating agency per protocol. The plaza will remain closed while the on-scene investigation continues. @BocaPolice pic.twitter.com/ZnFDWcIeTq
— Boca Raton Police (@BocaPolice) July 9, 2021
According to officials, the knife-wielding man was acting erratically in front of the book store on Glades Road just east of Interstate 95 when he was shot.