North Idaho

Shooting suspect released from hospital

BLANCHARD, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office acting as lead investigative agency for the North Idaho Critical Incident Task Force on the Bonner County deputy involved shooting is releasing the following additional information.

Earlier today, Adam Deacon Foster was released from Kootenai Health. He was then transported to the Kootenai County Public Safety Building where he is being held on a Warrant of Detention. Foster is scheduled for a first appearance in court tomorrow at 2:00 p.m.

Interviews of the involved officers started today. Due to the investigation still being underway, no new charges have been filed against Foster at this time.

Per normal protocol, all three deputies involved will be on administrative leave pending the outcome of this investigation. Information will be released as quickly as the investigative process allows.