Saturday, June 7, 2014

Officer Involved Shooting Investigation

IDAHO STATE POLICE NEWS RELEASE - generated by our News Release ListServer

Teresa Baker
Public Information Officer
700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 884-7122
Fax (208) 884-7087

For Immediate Release: 6/7/14 at 8:00 p.m.

On June 6, at approximately 9:00 PM, officers with the Coeur d'Alene Police Department were dispatched to a domestic disturbance call on Dragon Fly Drive. Just prior to the officers' arrival, one of the subjects involved in the domestic dispute had left the residence, reportedly with a gun. The officers set up a perimeter of the area and began looking for the individual. Officers located the individual on the second story deck in the back yard of the neighbor next to the address of the original call. Upon contacting the individual, shots were fired, and the individual was fatally wounded. One of the occupants of the residence in which the subject was located had seen a man with a gun on the back deck and secured himself and the other occupants in a back room. No one else was physically injured. At this time neither the identity of the deceased nor the names of the officers involved are being released.

The incident activated the District 1 Critical Incident Task Force. As a result, detectives from the Idaho State Police, the Kootenai County Sheriff's Department, and the Post Falls Police Department are involved in the investigation. The Idaho State Police was designated as the lead investigative agency for this incident.

The investigation continues.