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A 31-year-old man wanted on a sex charge was killed Thursday afternoon in Warren during a shootout with the U.S. Marshal Detroit Fugitive Apprehension Team, according to Michigan State Police.

The Detroit resident allegedly opened fire when confronted by officers around 1 p.m.  at Hoover and Martin, state police said in a statement. He was wanted on a first-degree criminal sexual conduct charge out of 36th District Court.

"Task force officers tracked the fugitive to an apartment complex in the area of Hoover and Martin," police said. "The suspect exited the complex, walked across Martin Road, where the officers identified themselves and attempted to take the suspect into custody. Gunfire was exchanged between the suspect and the officers."

The suspect, who has not been identified by officials, later died at a hospital. No officers or members of the public were injured in the shooting.

There are seven members assigned the Marshal team, three of whom were involved in Thursday's exchange of gunfire, police said. Those three come from the U.S. Marshal service, Detroit Police Department, and Michigan Department of Corrections.

State police are investigating, Lt. Mike Shaw said.

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