By CBS3 Staff

MUHLENBERG TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — A deadly police shooting is under investigation in Berks County. It happened around 2:30 p.m. Monday on the 700 block of Wagon Wheel Lane in Muhlenberg Township.

Authorities say a woman called 911, saying a man was threatening her with a knife.

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They say officers found the knife-wielding man in a bedroom. When he did not drop the knife, as police had asked, authorities say an officer used his taser on the man but to no effect.

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Another officer then shot the man once in the chest. The man was pronounced dead at the hospital.

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The Berks County District Attorney’s Office is investigating the shooting.