Iowa Department of Public Safety
215 East 7th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
www.dps.state.ia.us

ISP Logo

For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
October 14, 2014 amurphy@dps.state.ia.us
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

DCI Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

On October 13, 2014, Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies attempted to locate a suicidal subject identified as Bradley Wayne McNeese, age 32.  McNeese was located near Swisher, Iowa, by Johnson County deputies and Iowa State Patrol Troopers.  McNeese fled the area and a vehicle chase ensued.  The pursuit came to an end near the intersection of Sandy Beach Road and Lake Manor Road.  McNeese was injured and transported to the University of Iowa Hospital for a gunshot wound.  No officers were injured during the incident.

The Division of Criminal Investigation has been requested to conduct a thorough and impartial investigation.  Further information will be released when it becomes available.

Pursuant to the Johnson County Sheriff’s policy, the deputy involved has been placed on paid administrative leave.  The name of the deputy involved is not being released at this time. 

Media Contact:
Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation
Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Richard Rahn
(563) 370-5109

Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

                                                                            Facebook        Twitter

To enroll in the DPS E-mail Notification system simply log on to https://dpsemailnotify.iowa.gov and follow the instructions to enroll as a new user.