Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, May 08, 2006

Shooting Update

Shooting Update

Boise, 12:30 p.m., May 8, 2006 – Boise Police Detectives, investigating a shooing last night have found evidence that drug activity was taking place at or near the location where the shooting occurred, and likely about the same time.

As officers search for a suspect, they are also investigating whether the drug activity was connected to the shooting that occurred. The exact nature of the evidence indicating drug activity cannot be released at this time because of the ongoing investigation into the shooting.

For available details on the shooting, please refer to the information released at 8:30 this morning. No additional suspect information is available at this time.