Violent Home Invasion In Bonner County; Victim Shot In Face; Sus - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Violent Home Invasion In Bonner County; Victim Shot In Face; Suspects ARRESTED

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PRESS RELEASE FROM THE BONNER COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: On March 10, 2014, at approximately 5:30 a.m., Bonner County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a home invasion robbery in the 400 block of the Elmira Road. The victim, a 57-year-old male, reported that unknown intruders, wearing masks, entered his home. The suspects, armed with at least one firearm, bound the victim after firing several shots inside the residence.

During the ordeal, the victim received a gunshot wound to the face resulting in minor injuries.

During the course of the investigation, detectives developed information that the following suspects; Jonathan Comstock (22 years old); Joseph Kluck (22 years old); and Joseph Cleveland (18 years old) were involved in this robbery. The three suspects were eventually located along with several other uninvolved individuals in the 600 block of Ella Street, in Sandpoint, Idaho.

The Sandpoint Police Department assisted and set a perimeter around the house on Ella Street and evacuated the neighboring residences. The occupants inside the residence initially were uncooperative and refused to come out.

Bonner County Emergency Response Team was deployed and negotiations began. After an 11-hour standoff, all occupants were removed from the residence unharmed.

Pending further interviews and execution of search warrants, this case remains under investigation.

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