Crime

UPDATE: Suspect identified, charged with aggravated battery in shots fired incident

Andrew Peterman, 33, was booked into the Ada County Jail on a charge of aggravated assault.
Andrew Peterman, 33, was booked into the Ada County Jail on a charge of aggravated assault. Courtesy of the Ada County Sheriff's Office

A Boise man has turned himself into law enforcement after Boise Police spent Sunday night searching for an armed man involved in a West Boise shooting.

At about 10:45 p.m. Sunday, Boise Police issued a press release saying the suspect in the shooting, identified Monday morning as Boise resident Andrew Peterman, 33, was in custody.

Peterman was booked into the Ada County Jail on a charge of aggravated assault in relation to the incident, according to Boise Police Department spokeswoman Haley Williams.

Peterman called Ada County dispatch to turn himself in around 10:20 p.m. Police made contact with him near North Mitchell Street and West Alliance Street.

Officers were also able to recover the firearm during a yard search on West Alliance Street, according to Williams.

Police said officers responded to a shots fired call in the 3800 block of North Jullion Way around 6 p.m. The suspect fled the area on foot.

The suspect was reportedly with “people he knew” prior to the shooting. No one at the scene was injured. Responding officers were able to find evidence confirming that shots were fired.

Anyone with information about the incident should call 911 or Ada County dispatch at 208-377-6790. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 208-343-COPS.

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