Two men arrested after alleged road rage incident

Two men arrested after alleged road rage incident

Two Montana men were arrested Thursday morning after allegedly firing a gun at a vehicle in Coeur d’Alene.

Coeur d’Alene Police responded to the report of gunfire involving two vehicles in the area of Northwest Boulevard and Lakewood Drive at 3:35 a.m Thursday. The victim alleged a road rage incident occurred. Potential evidence was located on the on the victim’s vehicle indicating it may have been struck by bullets.

Officers found the suspect vehicle and detained three men inside the car. Two of the men were arrested after making incriminating statements to officers.

20-year-old Kenneth C. Gieber of of Polson, Montana, and 25-year-old Shawn K. Tate of Missoula, Montana, were booked into jail on aggravated assault with a firearm and discharging a weapon charges. The third man in the car was interviewed and released.

The handgun used and some valuable coins found inside the vehicle were connected to a stolen property case from Montana. The coins reportedly have a value of $25,000.

The Couer d’Alene Police Department and the Polson (Montana) Police Department are working together on the investigation.

This investigation is ongoing.