BROOKLYN, Conn. (WTNH) – A person is expected to survive after being shot by a Connecticut State Police trooper Tuesday morning, according to authorities.

A trooper was with a state marshal at about 9:40 a.m. when they served an eviction on Tiffany Street in Brooklyn, according to state police. The tenant then refused to leave.

The tenant had a knife when authorities arrived, according to state police. The trooper then shot him.

The tenant was taken by helicopter to a hospital in Massachusetts. He was in surgery and considered to be in stable condition, as of Tuesday afternoon.

State police said Tuesday that they would not answer further questions about the shooting. The agency directed further comment to the Connecticut Office of the Inspector General.