Armed man shot by officer on Anna Maria Island

Last Updated: Sunday, December 31, 2017, 8:49 AM EST

An armed man was shot by a Bradenton Beach police officer Saturday night. 

Deputies responded to a report of a subject threatening to harm himself in Anna Maria. 

The incident occurred around 7:25 p.m. at Gulf Drive and Pine Avenue. 

Holmes Beach officers and Bradenton Beach officers also responded to the scene. 

Officers found Douglas Schofield, 45, armed with a hatchet and a knife. 

During the incident, Schofield was shot by a Bradenton Beach officer. 

The subject was transported to the hospital and is in stable condition. 

The FDLE is investigating the shooting.