Suspects sought in Nampa shooting

Statesman staffSeptember 24, 2013 

Nampa police said a man was shot early Tuesday, and they were looking for three male suspects.

Police responded to the 400 block of 11th Avenue South at 4:30 a.m. after receiving a report of a shooting. Officers found a victim in his 20s with a gunshot wound. The man was conscious and breathing, police said, and he was in stable condition at a local hospital Tuesday afternoon.

Witnesses said there was a disturbance among the suspects and the victim, and one of the suspects fired a weapon. Police said the suspects fled on 11th Avenue South in a large, dark-colored SUV with off road-style tires.

Police gathered partial descriptions of the suspects:

• All white males in their 20s.

• One was wearing a black sweatshirt with a hood and camouflage pants.

• One was large and bald, and he was wearing a red shirt and tan pants.

• The third was wearing a black leather jacket, black pants and a black beanie.

As of Tuesday afternoon, investigators didn't believe the shooting was gang-related.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Sgt. Don Peck at 475-5714 or Crime Stoppers at 343-2677, (343 COPS).

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