Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Update: Officer Involved Shooting

Update: Officer Involved Shooting

Boise, Nov. 14, 2006 - CITF, Boise PD, and Ada County Sheriff's detectives have preliminary test results that show 15 rounds were fired by officers and deputies in the incident that occurred Monday, November 6th near the intersection of Five Mile & Overland. In addition, one bean bag round was fired, along with one Taser deployment.

Monday. Nov. 6 Officer involved shooting:

  • 15 rounds fired
  • Three Boise Police Officers fired ten rounds.
  • Two Sheriff's deputies fired five rounds.
  • A BPD Officer also deployed his Taser.
  • A Sheriff's deputy also fired a bean bag round.

For further details on the incident, please refer to the news release issues Nov. 6th, posted at www.boisepolice.org.

As for the investigation into the incident, as in all officer involved incidents of this type, the Ada County Critical Incident Task Force, along with involved agencies, Boise PD and the Ada County Sheriff's Office, and the Boise Ombudsman will investigate further details along with a policy and procedure review. Those investigations continue.