UPDATE: Police fatally shoot man in Coeur d'Alene home
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) -- Police shot and killed a 35-year-old man in a Coeur d'Alene apartment shortly after he crashed into a utility pole a block and a half away and fled.
Witnesses told the Spokesman-Review that a police officer yelled "Drop it!" three times before shots were fired Sunday morning.
UPDATE: Police have identified the suspect’s name as Eric B. Johnston, 35, from Dalton Gardens.
Johnston’s family has been notified.
An autopsy will be performed today. The results of that autopsy are not expected to be available for several weeks.
The Idaho State Police, as part of the District One Critical Incident Task Force, will continue to be the lead in the investigation. No further information on this investigation is expected to be released today.