Police in Alabama shoot, kill man in Birmingham

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Posted: Jun 10, 2016 6:05 PM

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in Alabama have identified a man who was shot and killed by a police officer in suburban Birmingham.

Jefferson County Chief Deputy Coroner Bill Yates said in an email Friday that 34-year-old William Michael Hollis was shot to death by an Irondale Police officer.

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Senior Trooper Chuck Daniel said in an emailed statement that the shooting happened Thursday after a vehicle pursuit out of Irondale, a suburb of Alabama's largest city. Hollis, a white male, was reportedly armed.

Irondale Police Sgt. Michael Mangina says no officers were injured. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is investigating.

Two crashed vehicles were nearby. The races of the officers involved were not immediately known.