Dashcam, 911 Call of Police Pursuit Released

URBANDALE, Iowa – The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has released the 911 call about an erratic driver running red lights and swerving all over the road on Highway 141 Monday. Dashcam of the incident has also been made public.

Caller: He’s over the yellow line again going towards the median and he’s over the center line now, and we’re going towards a bridge.

Caller: He was swerving towards the bridge. I thought he was going to hit it.

Caller: Now he’s over the center line, going all the way to the right, going up the gravel, almost hit the gravel.

Two deputies caught up with Steven Schulte, 24, but couldn’t get him to stop. With the help of a state trooper, they eventually got him boxed in on 100th Street in Urbandale.

After getting him out of the car, a reserve deputy’s gun fired. The dashcam video shows the bullet hitting the passenger side door.

No one was injured.

Authorities say a medical condition may have sparked the incident and no charges are being filed.



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