Update to ACSO 4/20/24 Shooting: Boise Police officer-involved shooting

April 21, 2024

As has been reported, shortly before 9 pm on 4/20/2024, an Ada County Sheriff’s Deputy was shot by a suspect after making a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of W. Overland Rd. and S. Raymond St in Boise.

Around 9:30 p.m. Boise Police Officers located the unoccupied suspect vehicle from that incident near S. Roosevelt and W. Dorian streets, and a search for the suspect ensued.  Eventually, a subject believed to be the shooting suspect was located outside a residence on S. Jackson Street. Boise Police issued a Code Red notification to neighbors in the area warning them about the incident. BPD Special Operations Unit members responded and attempted to take the suspect safely and peacefully into custody, but he was uncooperative. Ultimately, shortly after midnight, the suspect fired a weapon at officers.  A BPD officer then fired his weapon at the suspect, striking him.  The suspect was given medical aid and transported by ambulance to a local area hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

The Ada County Critical Incident Task Force (CITF) led by the Garden City Police Department is investigating the BPD Officer-Involved Shooting. No Boise Police officers were physically injured and the involved officer will be placed on administrative leave, per policy.

“Our sincerest thoughts and prayers are with the injured Ada County Deputy and his family at this extremely difficult time,” said Boise Police Chief Ron Winegar.  “We are thankful no innocent, uninvolved bystanders were injured in these violent encounters. There is absolutely no excuse for this violence perpetrated against police in our community.  I am both angered and heartbroken at the same time.”


Previously released by the Ada County Sheriff’s Office on April 21, 2024 at 2:46 am

UPDATE: A suspect has been located and the scene near S. Roosevelt and W. Nez Perce St. in Boise is secure.  Boise Police will release additional details about what occurred at the scene shortly.

And an edit to my earlier release - S. Raymond St., not N. Raymond St.

The Ada County Sheriff's Office and Boise Police Department will hold a joint press conference on Sunday (4/21) at 10am at the Ada County Sheriff's Office at 7200 W. Barrister Dr.


Previously released by the Ada County Sheriff’s Office on April 20, 2024 at 11:11 pm

On 4/20/2024 at approximately 8:55pm, an Ada County Sheriff’s Office deputy made a traffic stop in the area of W. Overland Rd. and N. Raymond St. in Boise. At some point during the stop, the suspect in the vehicle shot the deputy. A citizen witnessed the shooting, called 911, and performed CPR. The deputy was transported to St. Alphonsus in Boise. The deputy’s condition is unknown at this time.

The suspect vehicle has been located. The suspect is still outstanding and is considered armed and dangerous. There are active searches currently underway.

While on their way to assist the downed deputy, another Ada County Sheriff’s Office deputy was involved in a two-vehicle crash with a power pole near S. Meridian Rd. and E. Amity Rd. The deputy was transported to St. Alphonsus in Boise. The deputy’s condition is unknown at this time.

We ask residents to lock their doors and call dispatch if they see anything suspicious.

We will continue to post updates as more information comes available.

We are planning on holding a press conference tomorrow; time TBD.

Contact: Boise Police Media Relations


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