April 4, 2012 in City

North Idaho woman shot at rest stop is identified


POTLATCH, Idaho – Authorities have identified a 28-year-old North Idaho woman who was shot at a rest stop north of Potlatch.

Kayla M. Sedlacek, of Princeton, told deputies with the Latah County Sheriff’s Office that she stopped at the rest area around 3:30 a.m. on Monday.

She reported that she was using the women’s bathroom when she was attacked by a man wearing a ski mask.

The sheriff’s office says Sedlacek had been carrying a handgun and reported that she had been struggling with her attacker when she was shot in the abdomen. Sedlacek said the man who attacked her was wearing a white shirt, black jeans and a dark blue or black ski mask.

She remained at a Moscow hospital on Tuesday.

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