Suspect hospitalized and arrested after being shot by police

Posted at 7:45 PM, Nov 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-22 16:01:30-05

BOISE, Idaho — A Garden City man was injured and hospitalized after he was shot by police Monday evening in Boise.

The shooting happened in the area of Red Cedar Lane and Lake Forest Drive near the Simplot Sports Complex in southeast Boise shortly after 5:30 p.m. November 21.

The suspect, Jeremy Waste of Garden City, has been released from the hospital and booked into the Ada County Jail for the following charges: Assault-Aggravated (F), Battery- Aggravated (F), Enhancement-Use of a Deadly Weapon in Commission of a Felony (F).

Boise Police say they were looking for Waste, who was wanted for Aggravated Battery from an incident on November 18th. Police say he stabbed someone he knew on Friday and then left the scene.

Officers say when they approached him near Columbia Village Monday evening, Waste "pulled out a weapon and attempted to injure an officer." Officials say a second officer on the scene then fired his duty weapon and injured Waste.

The Ada County Critical Incident Task Force has been activated and Meridian Police are leading the investigation.

Both officers involved in the shooting were uninjured and are on administrative leave, per department policy.