Monday, August 26, 2013

Name of Suspect in Officer Involved Shooting in Coeur d’Alene is Released

COEUR D’ALENE – Investigators with the Idaho State Police have released the name of the suspect in the shooting that involved Coeur d’Alene Police Department officers on the morning of Sunday, August 25th.  The suspect’s name is Eric B. Johnston, 35, from Dalton Gardens.  Johnston’s family has been notified.

An autopsy will be performed today.  The results of that autopsy are not expected to be available for several weeks.

The Idaho State Police, as part of the District One Critical Incident Task Force, will continue to be the lead in the investigation.  No further information on this investigation is expected to be released today.