Canyon County

3 Nampa teens facing charges after drive-by shooting

Three Nampa teenagers were sent to Southwest Idaho Juvenile Detention Center after a reported drive-by shooting with gang ties in Nampa Friday morning.

Nampa police responded to a report of shots fired around 7 a.m. in the 100 block of 1st Avenue North.

They found that a bullet had hit a vehicle in the area. Witnesses nearby gave a description of the suspects and their car, according to police.

The three teens, two 17-year-olds and a 15-year-old, reportedly confessed to officers and were taken into custody. Two of the teens were charged with shooting at an occupied dwelling, grand theft by possession, concealing evidence and a gang enhancement. The last teen was charged with aiding and abetting unlawful discharged of a firearm at an occupied dwelling and possession of a firearm by a minor.

No one was injured in the incident.

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