DEARBORN HEIGHTS (CBS Detroit/AP) — A man carrying a rifle has been fatally shot by Dearborn police after he allegedly confronted officers, early Sunday, police say.

State police say the man was shot about 3:30 a.m. Sunday in the parking lot of the BoneYard BBQ near the intersection of Telegraph Road and Warren Avenue, after exchanging words with a Dearborn Heights officer.

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State police Lt. Michael Shaw says the initial report to police was about a distraught woman walking along Telegraph Road. The officer encountered the man with the rifle while searching for the woman who was not located.

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State police are investigating the shooting. The officer has been placed on administrative leave.

The dead man is 38-years-old and from Redford Township. His name has not been released.

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