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Updated: Police investigating late-night shooting in Twin Falls

Published: Nov. 24, 2021 at 12:26 AM MST
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TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — UPDATE 9:34 a.m.: The Twin Falls County Sheriff’s Office says Twin Falls Police Officers were dealing with an adult male when shots were fired. The male and a Twin Falls Police officer were transported to the hospital by ambulance to St. Luke’s Magic Valley.

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The Twin Falls Police Department is investigating a late-night shooting in a residential neighborhood.

Multiple agencies responded to the 1300 block of Targhee Drive around 10:45 Tuesday night.

According to Twin Falls Police Chief Craig Kingsbury, officers were already on the scene of dealing with an individual and then gunshots were fired.

Right now the investigation is in the preliminary stages.

“Right now I don’t have any reason to believe there was a danger to the public,” Kingsbury explained. “I believe everyone that has been involved has been contained and we’re trying to figure things out.”

The Magic Valley Critical Incident Task Force will be the investigative entity. Other agencies that KMVT spotted at the scene included the Kimberly-Hansen Police Department, Magic Valley Paramedics, Twin Falls Sheriff’s Office and Twin Falls Fire Department.

We’ll have more information as soon as it becomes available.

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