The Blue Alert issued yesterday in Idaho has been canceled.

The public alert was sent out Wednesday afternoon after a shooting at the St. Alphonsus Medical Center earlier that morning around 2:15 AM. The shooting and escape could also be tied to 2 separate homicides in Idaho.

2 Suspects In Custody After Boise Hospital Shooting

Authorities were searching for 2 suspects. One was an inmate who had been under supervision at the St. Alphonsus Medical Center and was ready to be transported back to IDOC. The other was a male who shot 2 officers during the incident. One of those officers is in critical but stable condition and the second has serious but non-life-threatening injuries. A 3rd officer was struck by a bullet from a fellow officer and received non-life-threatening injuries.

Credit ISP
Credit ISP

Both suspects are now in custody. Meade had been in jail since October of 2016 on charges of aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer with a firearm enhancement and has prior convictions including felony possession of a controlled substance, grand theft, and introduction of contraband into a correctional facility.

Skylar Meade

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Boise Shooting Possibly Connected to 2 Idaho Homicides

Police are also investigating 2 murders they believe are connected to the Boise shooting and inmate escape. The press report from Idaho State Police states:

Just after 2:00 p.m. today, March 21, 2024, law enforcement located and arrested both males in Twin Falls, Idaho after a vehicle pursuit involving multiple law enforcement agencies. The suspects were taken into custody with no further incident or injury.

Following tips and investigative leads, authorities believe the suspects fled northbound from the Treasure Valley to north central Idaho. Through their investigation, detectives located the Honda Civic, used in the escape, near Leland, Idaho. Additionally, law enforcement is investigating two homicides, in separate locations of Nez Perce and Clearwater counties, that are potentially tied to the escape.

Both homicides involve adult male victims and detectives are actively investigating.

Get more details on the Idaho State Police blog.

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