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Hit And Run Leads To Officer Shooting Suspect
Coeur D’Alene, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - The Idaho State Police say they are investigating the fatal shooting that involved a Coeur d’Alene Police officer. It all started Sunday morning August 25. Eric B. Johnston, 35 from Dalton Gardens was fatally killed. Police say it all started with an apparent hit and run traffic accident. The incicent happened just north of Coeur d’Alene Lake’s shoreline near the Tubbs Hill recreation area. Authorities were called to the scene by someone who said a car had hit a utility pole. An autopsy will be performed today. Authorities say it will be several weeks before the results of that will be available.