While the deputy sustained scrapes and bruises, including some to his neck, it was a bite on an arm from a police dog that arrived on the scene as the incident ended that sent the deputy to the hospital for treatment, Chipman said.
"The canine arrived after the shooting," Chipman said. "The [canine] officer put dog on the suspect and went to check on deputy who was on the ground, and the canine took that as, 'My handler is in a fight with this guy' and then bit deputy."
Chipman said the struggle happened outside of the view of any dashboard cameras.
Kanosh's mother had called 911 Monday evening to report her son was intoxicated and had stolen her car from the Kanosh Paiute Indian Reservation. A short time later, the deputy spotted the vehicle and attempted to pull it over, but the suspects sped away and a pursuit began both on paved and unpaved roads, with the suspect vehicle eventually stopping in the foothills east of the town of Kanosh.
The two occupants Kanosh, and 21-year-old Dana Harnes, of Millard County began to run. The deputy used a Taser to shock Kanosh, and while the deputy attempted to take him into custody a fight ensued, according to the Millard County Sheriff's Office.
In June 1999, Kanosh had been arrested in Millard County two weeks after his escape with another inmate from the nearby Sevier County Jail. In October 1999, he was at Utah State Prison; he was parole just under six years later. He was back in prison in April 2009, and released again in March 2010.
Kanosh's sentences included convictions for felony burglary, attempted burglary, attempted child sexual abuse and unlawful weapons possession, as well as misdemeanor convictions for drug and unlawful alcohol possession.
Harnes, who initially eluded law officers before being arrested Tuesday morning, remained in Millard County Jail Thursday in lieu of $50,000 cash-only bail. He was booked on suspicion of having received or possessed stolen property, failure to stop at the command of a law officer, and driving on an expired driver's license.
Harnes is to make an initial appearance in Fourth District Court in Filllmore on Monday morning.
The deputy involved in the shooting remained on leave pending conclusion of the investigation.