An autopsy report released Thursday showed that a Coshocton man’s death was a homicide.
David Stahl, 20, died March 27 from a gunshot wound to the head after leading authorities on a chase.
According to The Coshocton Tribune, Stahl also had gunshot wounds to his right shoulder and forearm, his left forearm and a graze wound to the back of his neck.
The paper reported that the deputy involved in the shooting has been placed on paid administrative leave, which is a common law enforcement practice.
The deputy’s name has not been released.
Police said that Stahl led New Concord Police and Coshocton County Sheriff’s deputies on a chase along U.S. Route 36 on March 26.
Police engaged Stahl near County Road 509, where he was shot.
Stahl was taken to a local hospital and then transferred to Grant Medical Center in Columbus, where he later died.
A deputy was injured in a crash during the chase, but he was treated and released.
According to the Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office, the case is being investigated by the Bureau of Criminal Investigation.
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