Suspect dead in CDA officer-involved shooting

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on September 29, 2012 at 12:38 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 25 at 8:30 AM

COEUR d’ALENE--Police in Coeur d’Alene shot and killed a man after he allegedly shot someone and led authorities on a dangerous high speed chase.

The first shooting happened around 11 a.m. near 11th and Lakeside.  Police arrived to find a man with a gunshot wound to his chest.  Police noticed the suspect in the shooting taking off in a car and pursued him.

As officers chased the suspect he fired at them from his vehicle.

The suspect was driving along East Coeur d’Alene Lake Drive when he tried to take a turn too fast and spun out. 

The suspect got out of the car and began firing at police.  Police returned fire, killing the suspect.  No officers were injured

Officers said there are at least five crime scenes linked to the shootout.

The man who was shot in the chest was taken to Kootenai Medical Center for surgery. His condition was not available Sunday.
 

 

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