Idaho State Police investigate Weiser P.D. officer-involved shooting

Idaho State Police investigate Weiser P.D. officer-involved shooting incident

On February 2, 2019 at approximately 8:30 p.m., Weiser Police Officers responded to a 911 call for help in the 1400 block of W. 4th Street regarding a person in a residence who was unwelcome in the home, according to police. 

When a Weiser officer made contact with the man, the man pulled a semiautomatic handgun and pointed it at the officer.  The Officer fired one round from his duty pistol, striking the subject, said police.  

Weiser Police Officers immediately began administer life-saving measures and called for medics.  

The male subject was first transported to Weiser Memorial Hospital, then to St. Alphonsus Hospital in Boise for treatment.

The Idaho State Police is investigating this officer-involved shooting incident.  The incident was captured by the officer’s body camera.  

The investigation is expected to take approximately 3-4 weeks and then will be submitted to a prosecutor for review.

Authorities did not release the condition of the subject. They also said that no additional information is releasable at this time.