Suspect dead following officer-involved shooting in Meridian

Published: Nov. 19, 2018 at 8:31 PM MST
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A suspect is dead following an officer-involved shooting that happened near the intersection of Meridian Road and West Altman Lane on Monday afternoon.

Idaho State Police said a trooper attempted a traffic stop, when the suspect fled, the trooper pursue the suspect and ended in a dead-end street.

ISP said a physical altercation arose between the two and that's when the trooper discharged his weapon. The trooper tried life-saving measures but the suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is under the Boise Critical Task Force.

The identification of the suspect and trooper was not released.

KMVT will update as more information becomes available.