UPDATE: Police say suspect in custody after allegedly shooting, injuring two in Boise

At least one person was shot Friday afternoon in Boise. Police search for a suspect (Image courtesy KBOI)
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BOISE, Idaho (KMVT/KBOI) — UPDATE 9:45 p.m.: Authorities say two people were shot on the Boise Bench and police arrested a suspect.

Our affiliate station KBOI said the report of a shooting came in at 4:11 p.m. Friday.

Two people were shot at the 1700 block of North Fry Street in Boise.

Boise police said Friday night that after a three-hour police search and standoff the suspect was apprehended without incident.

Police had asked residents on Fry Street to the north of Fairview Avenue to stay inside their homes and for others to avoid the area.

Boise Police Lt. David Hunsaker says the suspect eventually called police dispatch from a house near the shooting and was given instructions on how to surrender peacefully.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

UPDATE 8:45 p.m.: According to Boise Police, officers said they arrested a shooting suspect around 8 p.m. near the scene of the incident.

Our affiliate station KBOI said the report of a shooting came in at 4:11 p.m. Friday.

Two people were shot at the 1700 block of North Fry Street in Boise.

The victims were taken to the hospital by ambulance, but their condition is currently unknown.

ORIGINAL:

Two people have been shot, and another has been detained following a shooting Friday afternoon in Boise.

KMVT’s Boise CBS affiliate station KBOI said one of its reporters at the scene saw police put a man in handcuffs about a block from the area.

Police were dispatched at about 4:11 p.m. to the 1700 block of North Fry Street in Boise.

Ada County Dispatch confirmed to KBOI that one person had been shot.

At about 5:17 p.m. Boise Police posted a tweet asking residents to stay in their homes as they look for the shooter.

“We have a large number of officers on scene throughout the area working to ensure the safety of the residents who live nearby. We understand that situations like this are concerning and we can assure you we have well trained officers on scene working toward the safest possible outcome,” said Boise Police Lieutenant Patrick Avella. “Our thoughts are also with the two victims and their families.”

KMVT will post more information as it becomes available.



 
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