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CPD Investigates Drive-By Shooting

At 11:48 Sunday night, Coeur d'Alene police responded to the 3000 block of N2nd Street in Coeur d'Alene, after receiving several reports of gun fire. Witnesses reported seeing a dark red, or maroon-colored, mid 90's 4 door car, possibly a Toyota Corolla, driving northbound on 2nd Street from Anton Avenue. The vehicle drove to the north end of 2nd Street., which is a dead end, turned around, then stopped for a few seconds. The vehicle then began driving southbound on 2nd Street. Witnesses heard loud popping noises coming from the passenger side. The witnesses reported that, at the same time, they could see sparks coming from the sidewalk on the west side of 2nd Street, the eastern boundary of the Coeur d'Alene Manor Apartments, 3016 Government. Way. The vehicle was last seen westbound on Anton Avenue. Officers found spent shell casings and ricochet marks on the sidewalk. Officers located several final impact locations in the trees on the east side of the apartment building, and impact marks on the apartment building itself. No injuries were reported. It is unknown what the motive was for the shooting/Coeur d'Alene Police Department news release.

  • Also: Crimestoppers in offering a reward for the apprehension of individuals involved in this drive-by shooting.

Question: A drive-by shooting in Coeur d'Alene, really?




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D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.










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