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INW: Officer Shot In Twin Falls

Members of the Twin Falls Police Department load an Idaho State Police officer who was shot today at the Hampton Inn in Twin Falls. Police say a suspect is in custody and a hostage has been released unharmed and after a three-hour standoff at a Twin Falls hotel that left one officer with a gunshot to the leg. Twin Falls Police Department spokesman Luke Allen says negotiators talked with the suspect for about a half-hour before taking him into custody. Neither the suspect nor the hostage has been identified by police. The Police officer was shot in the leg and is being treated at a hospital. See story below. (AP Photo/The Times-News, Ashley Smith)

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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