A man with a knife was shot by cops after a dramatic confrontation in midtown Manhattan this afternoon. According to FDNY, the incident happened around 3:15 p.m.—the 30-year-old suspect, who was carrying at least one knife, led police on a brief chase down 7th Avenue from 44th Street to 37th Street, where he was shot. He was taken to Bellevue Hospital in critical condition.

Many onlookers tweeted about the the confrontation, with some claiming the man had multiple knives, a blunt, or possible a gun as well. "Just saw a dude with a butcher size knife get chased through times square by cops. Apparently, they chased him down and shot him. #knife," tweeted Rick Johnson. Check out more tweets below.