id–officer-involved shooting

Man who died in shootout with Boise police identified

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Boise-area man who died in a shootout with officers after allegedly threatening people at a popular hiking and biking trail has been identified.The Ada County Coroner's Office said Monday that 42-year-old Benjamin Christian Barnes was hit twice by bullets and died of a gunshot wound to the chest.

Boise police: Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Boise Police Chief Bill Bones has given the all-clear following an officer-involved shooting at a popular hiking and biking trail in the Boise foothills and after police found the suspect dead.Bones on Saturday afternoon says the man threatened trail users in the Hulls Gulch area and fatally shot a dog. He says that when police responded he fired multiple shots at them and police returned fire.There have been no reports of injuries to police.