March 9, 2010 in Idaho

Search for Hayden shooter continues

By The Spokesman-Review
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Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies are still searching late tonight for a suspect wanted for a fatally shooting another man at a Hayden apartment complex.

The suspect, Chad Moore, 35, was last seen northbound on Government Way in a blue Toyota pickup with a white stripe, Idaho license plate K433586. He is believed to be armed and dangerous, according to Sgt. Andy Boyle.

The search began after Kootenai County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Lakeview Village Apartments at 2:50 p.m. The victim, identified as 28-year-old Ryan William Taylor, of Coeur d’Alene, was found near the front door of Building C. Taylor was taken to Kootenai Medical Center where he died a short time later, said Lt. Stuart Miller, a sheriff’s spokesman.

Miller said the victim and Moore knew knew each other, but provided no other details.

The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office dispatched its helicopter about 6:30 p.m. to assist in the manhunt, which extended across the state line, said Sgt. Dave Reagan, Sheriff’s Office spokesman.

Miller said authorities have sent out bulletins to all law enforcement, including the Border Patrol in the region and agencies in Idaho, Washington and Montana.

Moore is 5 feet 6 inches tall, and weighs 195 pounds. He is wearing camouflage clothing and Carhartts overalls. Anyone who sees him should call 911 immediately, the Sheriff’s Office said.

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