BUFORD, Ga. -- Police shot a man, Saturday night, after they say he confronted them while brandishing a knife.

The incident happened in the 1400 block of Castleberry Drive, a Buford address in unincorporated Gwinnett County. That's where police were responding to a domestic dispute when officials said two officers spotted the armed suspect.

He confronted the officers and was shot several times. They then rendered first aid.

The armed man's condition is not known - only that he was taken to an area hospital. However, no officers were harmed.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called in to investigate.