SHELBY TOWNSHIP (AP) – Authorities say a police officer is on administrative leave after fatally shooting a man during an investigation into a stolen vehicle in suburban Detroit.

The shooting happened early Saturday in Macomb County’s Shelby Township. Police say the man was in the vehicle at an apartment complex and refused to comply with officers’ commands. A police statement says he told officers he was armed and one of the officers fired to “to stop his aggressive action.”

The man was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Macomb County sheriff’s office on Monday identified him as 25-year-old Kanwarbir Malhi of Shelby Township.

The sheriff’s office is investigating the circumstances of the shooting.

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