Idaho County Deputy Shot; Suspect Killed - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Idaho County Deputy Shot; Suspect Killed

(Suspect: Curtis Scrivner) (Suspect: Curtis Scrivner)

RIGGINS, Idaho (AP) - Idaho County officials say a 47-year-old man wanted in Colorado is dead and a deputy sheriff was injured during a shootout in Riggins.

County Commissioner Jim Rehder says Curtis Scrivner was killed in a gun battle with the unnamed deputy at about 7:30 a.m. about five miles east of Riggins.

Rehder says the deputy was reportedly shot in the abdomen and ankle and was taken by ambulance to a hospital in McCall.

Scrivner was contacted by Riggins Deputy Jonny Wilson on Tuesday for failure to appear on a felony warrant from El Paso County, Colo., At that time, Scrivner reportedly displayed a firearm and fled from Wilson.

Additional law enforcement backup was summoned because Scrivner had made previous threats to officers.

Details of how and when Scrivner died have not been released.

Look for the very latest on this story tonight on KHQ Local News at 5 and 6.

 

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