VIDEO: Iowa deputy mistakenly fires gun during chase arrest

POLK COUNTY, IOWA - Video of a police chase in Iowa ended with a deputy firing his weapon.

The department says the shooting was accidental.

Deputies in Polk County, Iowa chased down the vehicle after another driver called 911 to report it was swerving and nearly hit other cars.

Investigators believe the driver of that vehicle, 24-year-old Steven Schulte was having some kind of a medical emergency.

He was taken into custody and transported to the hospital.

It's unclear what actions, if any, will be taken against the reserve deputy who fired the shot.

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