UPDATE: One Man Dead In Officer Involved Shooting In Coeur d'Ale - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: One Man Dead In Officer Involved Shooting In Coeur d'Alene

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COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -
UPDATE:

MERIDIAN, Idaho- Idaho State Police detectives continue to investigate a shooting involving three officers from the Coeur d'Alene Police Department that occurred on Friday, June 6th at approximately 9:00 p.m. The man killed in the incident has been identified as Thomas L. White, 28 of Coeur d'Alene.

The incident started when officers from the Coeur d'Alene Police Department were dispatched to a domestic disturbance call on Dragon Fly Drive in Coeur d'Alene. Just prior to the officers' arrival, one of the subjects involved in the domestic dispute left the residence from where the call was placed, reportedly with a gun. The officers set up a perimeter of the area and began searching for White. Officers located White in the backyard of the house next to the address where the call originated. Upon contacting White shots were fired and White was fatally wounded. No one else was injured during the incident.

The names of the officers involved are not being released at this time pending further investigation. The Coeur d'Alene Police Department has placed the officers on administrative leave per agency policy.

An autopsy was performed on White by the Kootenai County Coroner's Office today.

Mr. White's family has requested that the media not contact them at this time.




UPDATE:

One man has died as a result of the officer-involved shooting in Coeur d'Alene.

No police officers were injured in the shooting.

Right now, it is unclear what led up to the shooting.

Idaho State Police is in charge of the investigation and additional details are expected to be released on Saturday. 

According to KHQ's Patrick Erickson neighbors hear a burst of about five shots that they at first thought were firecrackers and that the house where the shooting occurred was a rental and the neighbors did not know the people living there.

Previous Coverage:

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -- Coeur d’Alene Police Officers are currently on scene in the 400 block of Dragon Fly for an officer involved shooting that occurred at 9:05pm. No details of the incident are available at this time. Idaho State Police Major Crimes Unit is in charge of the investigation. Streets are closed to traffic at Dragon Fly, Acorn St. and Mallard. Citizens are asked to take alternate routes.


Press Release: 

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho- On June 6, at approximately 9:00 PM, officers with the Coeur d'Alene Police Department were dispatched to a domestic disturbance call on Dragon Fly Drive. Just prior to the officers' arrival, one of the subjects involved in the domestic dispute had left the residence, reportedly with a gun. The officers set up a perimeter of the area and began looking for the individual. Officers located the individual on the second story deck in the back yard of the neighbor next to the address of the original call. Upon contacting the individual, shots were fired, and the individual was fatally wounded. One of the occupants of the residence in which the subject was located had seen a man with a gun on the back deck and secured himself and the other occupants in a back room. No one else was physically injured. At this time neither the identity of the deceased nor the names of the officers involved are being released.

The incident activated the District 1 Critical Incident Task Force. As a result, detectives from the Idaho State Police, the Kootenai County Sheriff's Department, and the Post Falls Police Department are involved in the investigation. The Idaho State Police was designated as the lead investigative agency for this incident.

The investigation continues.


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