Police: man shot during traffic stop suspected of impairment
June 23, 2022
Wayland, MI — State Police say a motorist shot in a struggle with a sheriff’s deputy during a western Michigan traffic stop had been pulled over for suspicion of impaired driving. Twenty-two-year-old Joseph Nagle of Comstock Park was shot and killed by an Allegan County sheriff’s deputy on June 16. State police said in a news release Thursday that Nagle showed signs of impairment during sobriety tests. Police say Nagle started to fight with the deputy when he was told he was under arrest, and the deputy shot him once in the chest.