An altercation Thursday night between a man and police resulted in the man being shot in the stomach by an officer.

The shooting happened around 7 p.m. at a home in the Danforth and Victoria Park Avenues area. The man was rushed to St. Michael's Hospital in serious condition, the Toronto Star reported.

The unnamed victim allegedly had a knife and had been threatening to kill both his family and himself.

Investigators from the Special Investigations Unit have taken over the case.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police at (416) 808-5500 or Crime Stoppers at 1 (800) 222-TIPS (8477).