UPDATED: Wednesday 4/20/22 9:07 p.m.
WELLSVILLE, Utah (ABC4) – Police have identified a suspect that was injured during an officer-involved shooting in Cache County Tuesday.
Isaac Washakie, 36, of Draper, had broken into a home on Tuesday with an assault rifle demanding the owners hand over the keys to their car.
Washakie eventually led deputies on a high-speed pursuit through Cache County. The pursuit ended when Washakie was shot by police.
Officials say Washakie is currently on parole from the Utah State Prison. He has been released in stable condition from Logan Regional Hospital and has been transported back to the state prison as of Wednesday.
Two Cache County sheriff’s deputies have been placed on paid administrative leave as the investigation into the shooting continues.
ORIGINAL STORY: 1 shot in Cache County following high-speed chase
WELLSVILLE, Utah (ABC4) – A robbery suspect was shot by police early Tuesday following a high-speed chase after he allegedly broke into a home and stole a car in Wellsville.
Officials say the man broke into a home in Wellsville armed with an AR15 rifle and demanded the keys to a car from the homeowners. The man then left the home in the stolen car.
The victims called 911 reporting the robbery and the suspect was located in the stolen van by police.
When deputies attempted a traffic stop, the man fled causing a high-speed pursuit. The chase went from Wellsville through Nibley and ended in Paradise where the suspect was shot by police.
Officials say the suspect was transported to Logan Regional Hospital and is currently in stable condition.
The Northern Utah Critical Incident Team is investigating the shooting.