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UPDATE: Mother speaks on son in deputy-involved chase, shoot

The mother of 27-year-old Daniel Clouse spoke out on Thursday, days after he was shot by a deputy he reportedly threatened.

Posted: Thu Mar 08 16:55:21 PST 2018
Updated: Thu Mar 08 16:55:22 PST 2018

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news. new information tonight onaman who led deputies on a chase last week who ended up being shot while reportedly charging at an officer. today--his mother is speaking out. wtva's rebecca butcher joins us with this exclusive. the lee county sheriff's department is investigating this case...the chase and the shot fired at suspect daniel clouse landed him in the hospital... today i spoke with his mother who says it was allan emotional response to his relatives death. him last time ." this is 27-year-old daniel clouse...who had surgery after being shot sunday while reportedly charging at a deputy. helen waits, mother of daniel clouse waits: "i think he's had a mental breakdown. i really do." clouse was seen driving erratically by neighbors in a homeowners yard in a reportedly stolen jeep out of monroe man shot out his tires to stop him. "he found out the other day that his grandmother and uncle passed, that he didn't even know about." clouse has two children, who keep asking how their dad is... "we've called lee county, we've called the hospital and they've all referred back to lee county or the hospital." a question she currently can't answer. "i don't know daniel condition or matter fact anything that's been going on with him. it's really aggravating me." waits says clouseis a good kid, who fell in with the wrong crowd. "we weren't even talking and then all this happened. i was nervous he was dead because i hadn't really said anything but bad words to him last time." clouse is expected to face charges of aggarvated assault a deadly weapon. meanwhile, his family is hoping to hear of an update on his condition. stay with us for any further developments. live in lee county, rebecca buthcer wtva nine
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