MENDOTA HEIGHTS (AP) -- Authorities have identified the man who was shot and killed by a Carver County sheriff's deputy this week as he held a woman hostage on a bridge in a Twin Cities suburb.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office says 31-year-old Arlan Kaleb Schultz, of Richfield, died of a gunshot wound to the head.

Schultz was killed about 5:30 a.m. Monday on the Mendota Bridge.

The incident began about 5 hours earlier at a residence in Chaska where Schultz was threatening to shoot the woman.

He took off in a vehicle with the woman and officers pursued.

Eventually, tire spikes were used on the bridge to stop the vehicle.

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