Crime

Meridian man shot last week in Garden City has died

Paul Wyatt Russell Jr., 30, died from a single gunshot wound, the Ada County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday afternoon.

Officers responding to a report of a shooting Thursday evening had found Russell wounded near West 39th and Stockton streets, police said earlier.

Russell was taken to Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, where he died Saturday evening, the coroner’s office said.

Garden City police continue to investigate the shooting.

Friday, Elena Pena, 27, was arrested during a Boise traffic stop and charged with one count of aiding and abetting aggravated battery in connection to the shooting.

Lyle Joe Croson, 34, was also arrested during that stop on an outstanding felony warrant.

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