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BPD releases the name of officers involved in deadly foothills shooting

The Boise Police Department has released the names of the six officers involved in Saturday's deadly shooting in the Boise Foothills. They Are:

Officer Eric Johnson, 14 years with the Boise Police Department

Officer Robert Johnson, 11 years with the Boise Police Department

Officer Andrew Johnson, 16 years with the Boise Police Department

Officer Chris Zimmer, 4 years with the Boise Police Department

Officer Chris Wirshing, 10 years with the Boise Police Department

Officer Tyjuan Lynn, 1 year with the Boise Police Department

Police say the suspect was threatening to shoot hikers and dogs in the Hulls Gulch area. Police say he did kill one dog.

Police say when the six officers confronted the man he shot at them, that's when they drew their service pistols and opened fire killing the man.

Boise Police and the Ada County Critical Incident Task Force have cleared the Hulls Gulch area and the trails are open. The CITF investigation is ongoing.

The suspects identity has not yet been released.


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