08-22-10 Officers Investigate Shooting - Two
UPDATE: August 23rd 2010 -The suspect in the shooting from
Saturday night died late last night of injuries that appear to have
been self inflicted. The female remains hospitalized at this
The name of the deceased man is expected to be released by the
Ada County Coroner when notification of family has been
Boise, Aug 22, 2010 -Boise Police are
investigating a shooting that occurred last night that sent two
people to the hospital.
What Happened: Boise Police received a report
of shots being fired in an apartment complex on the 2800 blk of S.
Ladera Place, just west of W. Canal St. and Vista. Ave at 10:50
p.m. Saturday night, August 21st. Numerous officers were only
blocks away assisting firefighters with a structure and grass fire
and were able to arrive on scene within moments.
When officers arrived at the apartment home
they found a 34 year old woman with a gunshot wound, and a 54 year
old man also with a gunshot wound. At this time, officers believe
the man shot the woman then shot himself. Both were transported to
a nearby hospital. The suspect has injuries believed to be life
threatening. The victim also has serious injuries. Investigating
officers say the man and woman were not married but had a former
domestic relationship. Officers did recover a weapon they believe
was used in the crime.