Authorities say a man was shot outside of a South Dakota jail after he charged at officers with a knife.

Minnehaha County Sheriff Mike Milstead says authorities responded to gunshots just after 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Milstead says a deputy fired two shots, and at least one hit the 44-year-old suspect.

An ambulance arrives on scene after a man was shot by law enforcement outside the Minnehaha County Jail in Sioux Falls, S.D., Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Authorities say a man was shot outside of a South Dakota jail after he charged at an officer with a knife. (Erin Bormett/The Argus Leader via AP)
An ambulance arrives on scene after a man was shot by law enforcement outside the Minnehaha County Jail in Sioux Falls, S.D., Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Authorities say a man was shot outside of a South Dakota jail after he charged at an officer with a knife. (Erin Bormett/The Argus Leader via AP)

Jail Warden Jeff Gromer says a man holding a glass bottle approached the jail lobby and was hitting the bottle against the lobby window when security asked for police help.

Gromer says the men threw either a rock or the bottle through the jail door, injuring one officer with broken glass. Gromer says the man charged officers with a knife and was shot.

The man was taken to a hospital. The Argus Leader reports the courthouse and the jail were put on lockdown.

Officers talk to civilians after reports of shots fired outside the Minnehaha County Jail on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 in Sioux Falls, S.D. (Erin Bormett/The Argus Leader via AP)
Officers talk to civilians after reports of shots fired outside the Minnehaha County Jail on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 in Sioux Falls, S.D. (Erin Bormett/The Argus Leader via AP)
Sheriff Mike Milstead talks to the press about an officer-involved shooting outside the Minnehaha County Jail on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 in Sioux Falls, S.D. (Erin Bormett/The Argus Leader via AP)
Sheriff Mike Milstead talks to the press about an officer-involved shooting outside the Minnehaha County Jail on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 in Sioux Falls, S.D. (Erin Bormett/The Argus Leader via AP)

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