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UPDATE: Name released of Deputy who fired gun during Waterloo chase

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WATERLOO (KWWL) -

The Waterloo Police Department has arrested a man accused of leading them on a high speed chase. Police say Eric J. Norelius was driving that vehicle and is charged with a variety of charges.

Officers tried to stop the vehicle early Wednesday morning after they spotted it speeding, 67 in a 45 mph zone. The vehicle then led police on a chase throughout Waterloo and Black Hawk County. Waterloo Police and Black Hawk County Sheriff's deputies attempted to stop the vehicle with stop sticks. 

During this pursuit, Deputy Joe Schmidt, a 15-year veteran of the Sheriff's Office, fired his gun at the vehicle. Waterloo Police continue to investigate this incident and upon conclusion of their investigation, it will be referred to the Black Hawk County Attorney for review.  TheBlack Hawk County Sheriff's Office also continues its own internal personnel review of the matter.

The vehicle finally came to a stop in the 100 block of Allen street in Waterloo. 

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