Chase suspect who shot self pleads guilty to assault - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Chase suspect who shot self pleads guilty to assault

Eric Warden entered his plea Tuesday and was sentenced to eight years in prison. (Source: Albertville Police) Eric Warden entered his plea Tuesday and was sentenced to eight years in prison. (Source: Albertville Police)
MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

A Marshall County man who shot himself following a police chase has pleaded guilty to assault charges.

Eric Warden entered his plea Tuesday and was sentenced to eight years in prison. He told the judge that because of his injuries, he doesn't remember anything about the events of January 20 2013, the day prosecutors said he shot another man.

Warden was actually the target if two different police chases. He escaped the first, but shot himself after being cornered in the second in Albertville a few weeks later.

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