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Police seek suspect car involved in shooting incident

Intersection between Angela Street and Philbin Road where shots were fired
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Intersection between Angela Street and Philbin Road where shots were fired
SUSPECT VEHICLE
Chubbuck Police
Police believe this was the car suspect who shot at police was driving.

CHUBBUCK, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - UPDATE 9-30 2:30 p.m.: Chubbuck Police have released a surveillance picture of the car they believe was involved in a shooting incident early Tuesday morning.

Police said they have reason to believe that the license plates that were on the vehicle may have been removed or replaced with alternate plates.

The photo is the actual vehicle involved. The driver’s side mirror and passenger side mirror are different, possibly even a different color. The vehicle has a sunroof and there appears to be damage to the rear dash. The paint on the car also appears to be a spray can black. There is also some type of add-on accessory below the rear bumper.

Anyone with information about the location of the vehicle should contact the Chubbuck Police Department at 208 237 7172.


ORIGINAL: Chubbuck Police are looking for a suspect who fired a gun at officers early Tuesday morning.

Police said officers attempted a traffic stop on a black compact vehicle in the area of Philbin Road and Angela Street at around 1 a.m.

Once the vehicle stopped, an occupant began firing a gun at the marked patrol car.  The police car was struck multiple times, but the officer was not struck or physically injured.

The suspect vehicle then fled the scene at a high rate of speed.    The car, which may be an older model Honda Civic was last seen going east on Cutshalts Road from Philbin Road.

The license plate was reported to be 4B LO 366. 

Police are also asking people to check their surveillance cameras for any activity activity those cameras may have caught that could be connected to the event.

Investigation is still underway.  Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Chubbuck Police Department at 208-237-7172.


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Cole Sams

Cole is a reporter for Local News 8 and KIDK Eyewitness News 3.

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