Fruitland Police officer involved in shooting
A Fruitland police officer has been placed on routine paid administrative leave after being involved in a shooting Thursday night.
According to a news release from the Fruitland Police Chief J.D. Huff, officers were called to an address on NW 2nd Avenue in Payette County about 8 p.m. Thursday. Someone from the address had called saying there was a man at the residence threatening to kill another person.
Police are releasing only a few details, citing the ongoing investigation.
At some point, the Fruitland officer shot and injured the male suspect.
The man, whose name is not being released, was transported to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise. His condition is not being released.
Nor is the officer’s name. Idaho State Police is investigating the shooting.