ISP identifies trooper on leave after shooting - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

ISP identifies trooper on leave after shooting

LEWISTON, Idaho. - State police have identified a trooper who shot a man to death and critically wounded another after a high-speed chase in northern Idaho.

During a press conference Friday, Idaho State Police Capt. Lonnie Richardson said one of the suspects knocked trooper Jeffery Talbott to the ground before he shot both of the men. Talbott is on paid leave.

Authorities say the May 18 chase began with an attempted traffic stop for drunken driving and ended when Randall Vernon Ellenwood, 50, and Ricardo Daniel Rodriguez, 37, got out of the vehicle and confronted Talbott.

Ellenwood died at the scene. The FBI is investigating the shooting because the chase began on the Nez Perce Reservation and Ellenwood and Rodriguez are tribal members.

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ISP releases information about officer-involved shooting

Tuesday, Idaho State Police released information concerning an officer-involved shooting in which one man was killed and another severely wounded. The shooting, which involved Nez Perce Tribal members and happened on the Nez Perce Reservation, followed a routine traffic stop.

Due to the location of the shooting and the suspects being Tribal members, the FBI took command of the investigation. Tuesday's release by ISP is the first official statement by the agency.

ISP reports that on May 18, they received an attempt to locate  on a reckless driver in the area of Garden Gulch Road and Cottonwood Creek Road in Nez Perce County.

An Idaho State Police Trooper located a vehicle matching the description speeding on Cottonwood Creek Road and pulled the car over. >>More

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