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2 Bonner County deputies shot near Blanchard

2 Bonner County deputies shot near...

BLANCHARD, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office confirmed two Bonner County Sheriff's deputies were shot near Blanchard on Monday.

Kootenai County officials said the two deputies were shot multiple times while serving a search warrant on Mountain View Rd in Blanchard.

The deputies sustained non-life threatening injuries and are in satisfactory condition.

The person who shot the deputies was also shot. That person is undergoing surgery for his injuries.

Kootenai County Deputy Dennis Stinebaugh wouldn't release the name of the Bonner County deputies or the suspect.

Stinebaugh said there is no reason for the community to be concerned, as the incident is over.

The Kootenai County Critical Incident Task Force is investigating.


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