Woman injured in Nampa shooting

Woman injured in Nampa shooting
Posted at 3:54 PM, Mar 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-21 19:54:49-04

A Nampa woman is being treated at a hospital and a Meridian man is in custody following a shooting in a Nampa neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.

In happened shortly before 3 p.m. in the 300 block of First Street North. Officers found a 40-year-old woman with a single gunshot wound in her leg.

“The shooting took place in a vehicle outside of the residence,” said Nampa Police spokesman Sgt. Tim Riha.

The victim was taken to a local hospital. Police say her injury does not appear to be life threatening.

Officers learned a man had left the area shortly after the shooting. They say they found Fidel Molina, 26, of Meridian, a short distance away. He was charged with two misdemeanors --  disturbing the peace and public intoxication -- and booked in the Canyon County Jail.

"We are at this point sorting out the circumstances as to why this shooting occurred and identifying the relationship and talking with witnesses and people who may have seen this," said Lt. Eric Skoglund, Nampa Police Department.

The investigation is continuing.