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Police: Man charged with murder after downtown Boise shooting

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Posted at 2:03 PM, Sep 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-06 08:18:59-04

BOISE, Idaho — A Meridian man is facing charges after a deadly shooting Sunday morning.

According to a news release from Boise Police, officers heard gunshots coming from downtown just after 1:30 a.m. Sunday. They found a man being dragged out of the street near the intersection of 6th and Grove.

After securing the scene, officers performed life-saving measures until paramedics arrived. The victim was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers interviewed multiple witnesses and determined that the suspect had fled the scene. After a perimeter search and further investigation, Boise Police were able to take the suspect, 20-year-old Timmothy Morgan, into custody.

Morgan is being held in the Ada County Jail on charges of second-degree murder and use of a deadly weapon in commission of a felony.