Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

UPDATE: Suspect Photos in Early morning shooting investigation

UPDATE: Boise Police are releasing video and still images from security cameras that cacught a shooting in downtown Boise on camera. Officers believe the shooting is gang motivated.

The images show the suspects, but not the victim in the shooting. Investigating officers are hoping a citizen recognizes the suspects and will help officers identify them.

Anyone with information on who the two suspects may be is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS, or log onto www.343cops.com, or text CRIMES or 274637, subject: Tip236. A citizen can remain anonymous. A reward of up to $1,000 is offered by Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest of criminal suspects.041512 Shooting Suspect 1041512 Shooting Suspect 2

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     Boise, April 15, 2012 - Boise police are investigating a shooting that occurred early this morning. Officers say the shooting appears gang related.

     What happened: Officers were called by witnesses to a shooting that occurred on the sidewalk of the southeast corner of Capitol Blvd. and Main Street at 1:14 am. Officers arrived quickly but both the suspects and victim had run from the scene. The victim, a 37 year old man from Twin Falls, later checked into the emergency room of a Boise hospital and was treated and released for a gunshot wound to the leg.

Witnesses say the two suspects were last seen running south on Capitol Blvd toward Front Street.

At this time officers from the Boise Police Violent Crimes Unit and the Boise Police Gang Unit are investigating.

Officers are reviewing video security tapes of fights that occurred earlier in the evening that are believed to be related.

One suspect is described as 5' 5" - 5'8", slender build, shaved head wearing a red plaid jacket.

Anyone who may have additional information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS or log onto www.343COPS.com.