Update: Officer-Involved Shooting on I-184

January 3, 2023

The suspect injured in the officer-involved shooting today on I-184 is a male adult. His injuries are not life-threatening and he remains in the hospital at this time. Charges are pending and he is expected to be booked into the Ada County Jail upon his release.

The Ada County Critical Incident Task Force is continuing to investigate.  Any video evidence will be reviewed as part of the investigation. The officer involved in this incident is on paid administrative leave per department policy.

All lanes of I-184 were reopened at 12:52 p.m.

Chief Winegar will provide a brief on camera statement to media at City Hall West, 333 N. Mark Stall Place Boise, ID 83704 at 3:30 pm.


Previously Released: January 3, 2023

At 9:40 am citizens called Ada County Dispatch reporting a person walking in the traffic lanes on the freeway going westbound.  A Boise Police officer responded and made contact with the subject on I-184 near the flyover.  Preliminary information indicates the subject refused officer commands, produced a weapon, and the officer was forced to discharge his service weapon.  The subject was injured and taken to a local hospital.  The officer was not physically injured.

Idaho State Police is coordinating traffic, all westbound traffic on I-184 is being diverted west to Meridian. Traffic is closed for drivers using the flyover to head east. The Ada County Critical Incident Task Force led by the Ada County Sheriff’s Office has been activated to investigate.  The information in this news release is considered preliminary pending the CITF investigation.

Contact: Boise Police Media Relations


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