Canyon County

Update: Caldwell police identify ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect in Sunday shooting

Felipe N. Lopez-Guadarrama
Felipe N. Lopez-Guadarrama Provided by Caldwell Police Department

Caldwell police detectives on Monday identified Felipe N. Lopez-Guadarrama, also known as Manuel Nunes Chavez, as the suspect in an early Sunday morning shooting that sent two men to a local hospital. Lopez-Guadarrama is believed to be “armed and dangerous,” according to a Caldwell Police Department news release.

According to a Sunday news release, the shooting occurred around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday in the 4900 block of Cleveland Boulevard. A witness told police the suspect, described as a Hispanic man with a light complexion and a gray or black shirt, had fled, leaving both injured victims at the scene. Police described the victims as men in their 30s and 40s, both residents of Gem County. Their condition was not known Sunday afternoon.

Police said the suspect is about 6 feet tall, but his approximate age and weight are not known. He is driving a 2008 black four-door Mazda with Idaho license plate 2C SB102.

“The suspect should be considered armed and dangerous. If someone should see the vehicle, they are advised not to approach the vehicle but to notify their local law enforcement agency,” police said.

Officers ask that anyone with information related to the shooting or to the location of Lopez-Guadarrama contact the Caldwell Police Department at 208-454-7531 or Crime Stoppers at 208-343-COPS.