Boise Police search for witnesses in Boise man's death
Possible road rage in connection
BOISE - Boise Police are asking for witnesses in a series of what may be reckless driving or possible road rage that began on Vista Ave, continued down the Interstate to Franklin Road and resulted in a person of interest being taken into custody in south Boise.
One man was found with serious injuries inside a vehicle in the westbound lane on Franklin Rd. after a passer-by called authorities. He was later prounonced dead after being transported to St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center.
Killed was Mathew Mohler-Kerns, 28, of Boise. His death was the result of a single gun shot to the head.
Police are asking for anyone who witnessed reckless driving or possible road rage behavior last night involving the male driver of a white Chevy Prism beginning about 8:00p.m. in the intersection of S. Vista Ave and W. Canal Street.
The drivers are believed to have proceeded westbound on I-84 from Vista to Franklin Rd. involving an incident that occurred at approximately 8:25 p.m. in the westbound lanes of W. Franklin Rd just east of Benjamin Lane.
Officers have evidence one shot was fired on Franklin Road. A person of interest was taken into custody at approximately 10:30 last night in a neighborhood near S. Cole and W. Amity Roads.
The investigation remains ongoing. Information is being released as the investigation allows.
Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.