Boise Police identify officer involved in Monday’s shooting in Meridian

The officer, K. Paporello, was previously involved in a shooting in Meridian on November 21st.
Published: Jan. 25, 2023 at 5:08 PM MST
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MERIDIAN, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — The City of Boise has released the identity of the officer involved in Monday’s deadly shooting in Meridian.

The officer, K. Paporello, was previously involved in a shooting in Meridian on November 21st.

In that incident, investigators say a suspect pulled out a weapon as officers tried to take him into custody. The officer in question shot and injured the suspect.

Monday’s shooting, which killed 32-year-old Eli Nash, came after officers say Nash indicated he had a weapon. Nash was a registered sex offender, who was wanted for a parole violation.

According to police, they later found a gun at the scene.