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Idaho Police: Officer in good condition after shooting


Added 03-06-20 01:03:02pm EST - “A police officer shot during a standoff in northern Idaho is in good condition at an area hospital, and investigators are waiting for a report from a coroner to confirm the identity of the suspect, who was found dead.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Idaho Police: Officer in good condition after shooting”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) - A police officer shot during a standoff in northern Idaho is in good condition at an area hospital, and investigators are waiting for a report from a coroner to confirm the identity of the suspect, who was found dead.

Police believe the man is 53-year-old Thomas W. Boland, who failed to appear at a sentencing hearing for an assault conviction last year, the Coeur d’Alene Press reported. Police were at the home on Tuesday to serve a misdemeanor warrant in connection with Boland’s failure to appear in court.

Officials hope to have the dead man’s identity confirmed early next week, Coeur d’Alene Police Captain David Hagar said.

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Post Falls Police Sgt. Justin Anderson went to the home Tuesday night to serve the warrant, and that’s when the man inside allegedly fired at the officer, authorities have said. Anderson was struck in in the abdomen below his bullet-proof vest.

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