Fatal Shooting In Filer: Identity Released


By Joey Martin

Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) Little is known at this time... But what is known, Shots were fired … and 58 year old Larry R. Miller of filer was pronounced dead.

I spoke with Twin Falls County Sherriff tom carter about the shooting.

And also spoke with local residents on how events like last night's make them feel in their small town.

"We have one confirmed death."

Last night's shooting in filer has left one dead and a community shaken.

With the sunrise this morning, the Twin Falls County Sherriff Office is still actively investigating the incident.

"At this point we are in the infancy of an investigation, there's not a lot I can tell you. I can tell you there was a shooting... a call came in at about 6:25 yesterday evening."
Said Twin Falls County Sherriff, Tom Carter.

For residents living in the community of Filer, events like last night’s... Isn't something they deal with on a daily basis.

I was in Filer earlier this afternoon talking with local residents about last night’s incident.

I asked, even though something like this happened in their back yard, do they still feel that their community is a safe place to live?

"I do... I do. We had some action here that we don't normally have and unfortunately it was something that someone lost their life and... it is what it is."
Said Filer Resident, Shelly Tyree
"we have a good police force... and things just happen, and you never know where it's going to happen... it can happen anywhere. No... we feel safe in this community."
Said Filer resident, Eldon Gough

I feel fine, it's safe here in filer. I came out of Oakland California and I know what homicides all about.... So this is a very quite community."
Said Filer Resident, Andy Slawinski.

But as the investigation continues, the Twin Falls County Sheriff Office is looking for anyone with credible information.

"If someone has some information they can certainly notify the Twin Falls county Sherriff Office and they will be interviews."
Said Sherriff Carter.

An active investigation and a strong community on the mend.

As of this morning no arrests have been made.

But the investigation continues.

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