(Pocatello Police Department Press Release, February 26, 2020)

The Pocatello Police Department has identified 23-year-old Neal Stuart Nevada of Fort Hall as the subject of a police involved shooting during a confrontation yesterday.  Next of kin has been notified.

In a press release early this morning, the Department stated:

“On 02/25/2020 at 2313 hours, officers with the Pocatello Police Department responded to a disturbance at a residence in the 400 block of East Dunn Street.

The disturbance involved an adult male and female. Prior to officers arriving on scene, the male suspect left the residence in a vehicle and was reported to be in possession of a knife. Officers were able to locate the vehicle in the area of South 2nd Avenue and Stansbury Street. The suspect, a 23-year-old male, was contacted by officers and was found to be armed with a knife. The male suspect was shot by officers. Immediate life saving measures were performed by officers and Emergency Medical Services personnel were dispatched to the scene. The male suspect succumbed to his injuries.

The East Idaho Critical Incident Task Force being led by the Idaho State Police is conducting the investigation into the incident.”

There are no further risks to residents.


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