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Man dead, another in custody following E. Idaho shooting

Associated Press

CHUBBUCK, Idaho – An eastern Idaho man is dead and another is in custody following a fatal shooting in front of a convenience store.

Chubbuck police on Friday arrested 38-year-old Anthony Leinweber of Chubbuck on suspicion of second-degree murder following the shooting in Chubbuck outside a Jacksons Food Store.

Police say 37-year-old Robert Phelps of Chubbuck died at the scene following the shooting at about 2:30 p.m.

Authorities say the two men knew each other and that Phelps was shot once in the face. An autopsy is scheduled.

Police didn’t release information on a possible motive.

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