Reward offered in Hwy. 95 shooting investigation
LATAH COUNTY, Idaho - Latah County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating after a vehicle was reportedly struck by a bullet while driving along Highway 95 this weekend.
Deputies responded to mile post 358, near the intersection of Walker Road at around 6:52 p.m. Saturday. Witnesses reported a south bound vehicle was struck by a bullet as it passed through the area.
When deputies arrived on scene they closed Highway 95 to through traffic while they searched the area. Deputies were unable to locate a suspect, and Highway 95 was re-opened to traffic at about 7:51 Saturday evening.
The victims, 47-year-old Douglas A. Head and his passenger 56-year-old Colleen M. Head, both of Clarkston Washington, were not injured. The bullet reportedly passed through the driver's door and embedded in the seat.
The Latah County Sheriff's Office is asking citizens to contact them if they have any information concerning this shooting. Investigators are seeking to question the driver of an American made full size pickup truck, light brown or white in color with a white canopy. A vehicle matching this description was seen driving northbound at the time of the shooting.
The Sheriff's Office is now offering a $1,000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for this crime. Anyone with information they believe may be helpful is asked to call the Latah County Sheriff's Office at (208) 882-2216 or the Latah Sheriff/Moscow P.D. Tip Line at (208) 892-3898.
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