Boise Police Department
News Release

William L. Bones
Chief of Police

Contact: BPD Media Relations Office


Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Investigation ongoing, juvenile male in custody following shooting

Boise Police officers responded to a shots fired call at around 7:00 p.m. on the Greenbelt near Esther Simplot Park.  When officers arrived on scene they found a male victim with a single gunshot wound.  He was transported to an area hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.  Initial information available indicated that a male suspect, who was known to the victim, had fled the scene.  He was located soon after near the Boise River by a Garden City Police officer and taken into custody.  The suspect, a male juvenile, has been transported to the Ada County Juvenile Detention Center.  The investigation remains ongoing.