A man is dead after a fight ended in gunfire outside the Tipsy Pine bar in Hayden this morning.
Scott M. White, 33, of Coeur d’Alene, has been arrested on a charge of second-degree murder in connection with the 1:40 a.m. shooting, according to a news release from the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office. White was booked into Kootenai County Jail.
Deputies said the victim is a 45-year-old Hayden resident. The man was taken to Kootenai Health, where he was pronounced dead, the release said.
Deputies declined to release his name until family is notified.
Witnesses said the men were in an altercation inside the bar at 8166 N. Government Way and went outside to the parking lot, where White shot him, the release said. Another bar patron detained White until deputies arrived.