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UPDATE: Man who led deputies on chase likely shot self

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The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation announced Wednesday that the man injured in an officer-involved shooting in Johnson County likely injured himself.

The DCI says McNeese led Johnson County deputies on a car chase Monday night that ended at Sandy Beach Rd and Lake Manor Rd.

DCI says that then McNeese and a deputy both fired shots.

McNeese was injured and taken to the hospital with what investigators are now calling a self-inflicted gunshot wound.


The search for a man ended Monday night with gunshots.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says a Johnson County deputy and a man named Bradley McNeese both fired guns, after he led deputies on a car chase that ended at Sandy Beach and Lake Manor roads in Johnson County.

Deputies had been looking for McNeese, believing he may be suicidal.

After being shot, McNeese was taken to an Iowa City hospital.

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A search of online court records shows McNeese has had several minor traffic violations, including speeding, not wearing a seat belt and driving without a license.

Just a few weeks ago, McNeese was arrested for public intoxication. He's also faced theft charges.

As for the shooting Monday, DCI is in charge of the investigation, which is typical for any case involving gunfire and someone in law enforcement.

Early reports last night said that McNeese's injuries may have been self-inflicted.

DCI was not able to confirm that Tuesday and would not release what part of McNeese's body was hit by gunfire. DCI also would not say where the vehicle chase started.

The deputy who was involved in the shooting has been placed on paid administrative leave, which is standard for these types of investigations. The deputy's name has not been released.

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