Victim in Coeur d'Alene shooting identified

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on September 30, 2012 at 4:44 PM

Updated Monday, Nov 25 at 8:30 AM

COEUR D’ALENE -- The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office says 29-year-old Frank James is the victim in Saturday’s shooting in Coeur d’Alene.

James was taken to Kootenai Medical Center with a gun shot wound to the chest. James received emergency surgery. His condition was not released Sunday afternoon.

Detectives are investigating the shooting near 11th and Lakeside, and a high speed chase that followed.

Deputies say 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.

Detectives are asking witnesses to contact the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office at (208) 446-1300.

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