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An investigation into an officer-involved shooting is underway in southeast Boise

Boise Avenue is closed to traffic from Apple Street to Law Avenue, and authorities have urged people to avoid the area.

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At approximately 11 a.m. on Wednesday, the Boise Police Department reported an investigation into a shooting involving an officer in southeast Boise, near the intersection of East Boise Avenue and South Apple Street.

The area includes several establishments such as Timberline High School, White Pine Elementary School, Stinker Station convenience store, and other businesses.

The incident occurred on the southeast corner of Apple and Boise, in the intersection on the side closest to the Broadway Dance and Event Center.

Boise Avenue is closed to traffic from Apple Street to Law Avenue, and authorities have urged people to avoid the area.

At this time, the police have not disclosed any additional information regarding the shooting, including whether anyone was injured, who fired the shots, or if an officer was involved.

The police did, however, indicate that the public is not in any immediate danger. According to an email sent to parents and staff of Timberline and White Pine schools, the shooting occurred at 10:45 a.m., but all students and staff remained safe, and normal school operations continued.

As of 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, there have been no lockdown or shelter-in-place measures taken at the schools.


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