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
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
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.