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N. Idaho Violent Crimes searching for shooting suspect

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Around 8:00a.m. Thursday, police officers in Coeur d'Alene responded to reports of a shooting victim arriving at Kootenai Health seeking medical help.

After recieiving treatment for non-life threatening injuries, the victim was released and spoke with officers.

It has now been released that the suspected shooter is 31-year-old white male Chad Everett Tipton.

Tipton, of Post Falls, is wanted on felony charges of aggravated assault and battery in connection with this incident.

As investigators are actively looking for the man, they say he should be considered armed and dangerous. Titpon is 5'11”, 160 lbs with brown hair, blue eyes, and numerous tattoos on his upper body.

Anyone with information regarding Tipton's whereabouts is urged to contact the CDA Police Dept., or their local law enforcement agency.

A possible reward may be offered for information leading to an arrest.