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Authorities still searching for potentially armed man who fled scene of shots fired in Canyon County

Authorities in Canyon County are looking for a man who allegedly fired shots and fled the scene late Tuesday morning in the McDermott area south of Lake Hazel.

Dispatch received a call of shots fired at around 11:15 a.m. Two individuals were detained for questioning while a third reportedly fled on foot, Canyon County spokesman Joe Decker said. There were initial reports of injuries, but no injured individuals have been found, Decker said.

The Sheriff’s Office plans to downsize its operation but will remain in the area to interview witnesses and process evidence, according to Decker.

Michael Katz: 208-377-6444, @MichaelLKatz

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