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Authorities say a man has died and a police officer was wounded in a leg following an exchange of gunfire in southern Michigan.

The shooting happened Sunday afternoon in Jackson after police were called to respond to a report of a domestic assault. The Jackson Citizen Patriot reports three officers were on the scene when 34-year-old Christopher Hall opened fire, prompting police to shoot back.

A statement from the city of Jackson says a man died at the scene and the officer was in stable condition at a hospital. Michigan State Police Detective 1st Lt. Tom DeClercq says preliminary findings showed two Jackson officers fired their weapons at Hall.

Floyd Hall said his son some mental health concerns and wasn't on medication.

"He had these demons bothering him," he said.

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