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Coroner identifies suspect in deadly deputy shooting

Dennis Mulqueen
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Posted at 11:44 AM, Apr 23, 2024
and last updated 2024-04-24 18:20:26-04

BOISE, Idaho — The Ada County Coroner's Office has identified the now-deceased suspect involved in the shooting of fallen Deputy Tobin Bolter, which happened on Saturday, April 20.

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The report identified the suspect as Dennis Mulqueen, a 65-year-old man from Boise. His cause of death is listed as a gunshot wound to the chest following the violent altercation with Boise Police. Mulqueen was pronounced dead on Sunday, April 21 at 12:36 am at the Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.

Dennis Mulqueen Driver's license photo
Dennis Mulqueen Driver's license photo. Courtesy: Boise Police Department

Now, detectives are working to learn more about Mulqueen, and the interactions he had before the shooting last Saturday.

Boise Police and the Ada County Sheriff's Office are asking anyone who say Mulqueen or interacted with him on Friday or Saturday April 19th and 20th to call police.

Police ask that if you saw Mulqueen in a store, business or out driving around to call Ada County Dispatch at 208-377-6790 and ask to speak with a Boise Police Detective.

Mulqueen is described as 5'7", with blue eyes and brown hair. The vehicle he was driving is a 1999 gray GMC Yukon.

Across the Valley, law enforcement groups have been honoring Deputy Bolter following the deadly shooting.

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