News November 6, 2018

Suspect Killed In Idaho Falls

by Jackson Hole Radio News

Idaho State Police fatally shot a suspect Saturday night during the course of a police chase on Northgate Mile near the downtown area. According to the Idaho State Police. Police initiated a traffic stop in the area of Northgate Mile and Lomax just before 11:45 pm. During the traffic stop, the male driver fled on foot and was pursued by state police.¬†The pursuit ended with a physical altercation during which a state trooper fired one shot from his duty weapon.¬†Officers quickly rendered first aid and the suspect was transported to Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The suspect was identified as 35-year old Jesse J. Quinton of Idaho Falls. The Eastern Idaho Critical Incident Task Force is now investigating this officer-involved shooting with the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office as the lead investigative agency.

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