A 14-year-old boy sitting in a car was shot at by his estranged father shortly after midnight Tuesday, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Department.
Christopher Tucker, 48, of Coeur d’Alene was arrested on attempted murder charges after he allegedly shot at the car his son was riding in.
The incident occurred when Stacey Dreher, 34, was driving on Wilbur Avenue in Dalton Gardens with Clay Tucker, 14, who was her passenger, according to the sheriff’s department.
A pickup driving in front of her suddenly stopped, and the passenger jumped out. The passenger, who the victims identified as Christopher Tucker, fired several bullets at the passenger side of Dreher’s car, where Clay Tucker was sitting.
The passenger window shattered, but no one inside the car was injured, officers reported.
The suspect is divorced from Clay Tucker’s mother, Marie. Christopher Tucker has had five arrests since January for violating civil protection orders, twice for domestic battery and once for carrying a concealed weapon.
Dreher contacted the sheriff’s department from the Dexco Mini Mart on Government Way at 12:45 a.m., and soon after Coeur d’Alene Police located Tucker with a man and woman in the Sanders Beach neighborhood.
Arrested with Tucker were Dianna M. Isbell, 27, of Post Falls, for being an accessory to a felony, and Michael Katchka, 22, of Coeur d’Alene, for a parole violation.
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