Monday, August 27, 2012

ISP investigators respond to a shooting in Nampa

IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer
District 3 Investigations 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: 8/27/2012 at 3:15 p.m, please direct questions to the Public Information Officer (208) 884-7122.

On 8/25/12 the Idaho State Police Investigators were called to the scene of shooting at the Brookside Apartments in the 2300 block of Sunnybrook Dr., Nampa. During a 5 hour standoff, multiple shots were fired and negotiators from the Nampa Police Department attempted to make contact with the suspect, without success. At approximately, 7:45 pm the Nampa Police Tactical Response Team assisted by the Canyon County Sheriff's SWAT team forced entry into the apartment where they found the suspect, Andrew Frank, DOB 10/25/79, deceased in the bedroom. Canyon County Coroner, Vicki DeGeus-Morris announced today that the cause of death was a self inflicted gunshot wound to the head. The Idaho State Police is the lead agency in charge of the investigation but is being assisted by other surrounding law enforcement agencies, such as the Canyon County Critical Incident Task Force, Nampa Police Department, Canyon County Sheriff's Office, Caldwell Police Department, Owyhee County Sheriff's office and the Canyon County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. More information will be released as it becomes available throughout the investigation.