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Manhunt in progress after two sheriff agents shoot

Officials said an investigation into the suspect who shot and killed two representatives of Bib County Security Officer was underway in Alabama.

According to Michael Jackson, a lawyer in the Bib County district, a shooting was carried out Wednesday afternoon on Highway 25 in the Kaha Bali Bar Wildlife Control Area while chasing a stolen vehicle.

Authorities have identified the suspect as 26-year-old Austin Patrick. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, he is armed and considered extremely dangerous.

PHOTO: A manhunt is underway for 26-year-old Austin Patrick Hall who is considered to be armed and extremely dangerous after County Sheriff's Office deputies were shot on Highway 25 in Bibb County, Ala., June 29, 2022.

A 26-year-old Austin Patrick Hall manhunt is underway. Armed and extremely dangerous after the county security officer's office agent was shot dead on Highway 25 in Bib County, Alabama on June 29, 2022.

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency

Hall is assaulted Authorities said they have a criminal record on 72 different charges since 2012, including attempts to escape police and resistance to arrest. According to ALEA, he tried to choke the correctional officer in Calhorn County in 2020. The hall was released from Calhorn County Prison in April.

At this time, the status of his agent has not been disclosed.

ABC News' William Gretsky contributed to this report.