CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania state police say a hospital patient was threatening workers with a knife and turned the weapon on responding officers, who shot and killed the man.

Trooper Robert Hicks says the ordeal started around 8 a.m. Thursday at Chambersburg Hospital, about 50 miles south of Harrisburg, where state police responded to reports of an armed patient threatening workers.

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He says officers made several attempts to subdue the patient, who then threatened officers with the knife.

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He says officers then shot and killed the man.

No one else was hurt.

The patient wasn’t identified. No other details were immediately available.

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