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19-year-old in fatal Boise Bench shooting identified; 2 other victims hospitalized

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One woman was killed and two adults were injured during a shooting on the Boise Bench, according to the Boise Police Department.

The Ada County coroner identified the victim as Briana Martinez, of Boise, on Monday afternoon. She died of a single gunshot wound, the coroner said in a press release. She died at 12:25 a.m. Monday at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Boise.

The shooting was reported at 11:58 p.m. Sunday, according to dispatchers, and police responded to the scene near the intersection of Palouse Street and South Owyhee Street, according to Boise police officials.

The two injured victims, an adult male and an adult female, remain in the hospital in stable condition. Those victims have not been identified by authorities.

When police arrived, they found the victims outside of a residence. All three were transported to a local hospital by Ada County Paramedics.

Multiple suspects fled the scene before police arrived, according to reports. Officers are working to identify and locate those individuals.

Police have not disclosed the motive for the shooting, and no arrests had been made as of 3 p.m. Monday.

The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is encouraged to call police at 208-377-6790. Callers may make an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at 208-343-COPS (2677), visiting www.343COPS.com, or leaving a tip using the “P3 Tips” app for mobile devices.

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Reporter Ruth Brown covers the criminal justice and correctional systems in Idaho. She focuses on breaking news, public safety and social justice. Prior to coming to the Idaho Statesman, she was a reporter at the Idaho Press-Tribune, the Bakersfield Californian and the Idaho Falls Post Register.

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