Today, just before 2:00 p.m. Coeur dAlene Police responded to the parking lot of the Altar Church for the report of a shooting that had just occurred. In the parking lot of the Altar Church, at the intersection of Ninth and Best, police located a male victim with multiple gunshot wounds.
Police have not confirmed the victim’s identity, but witnesses at the scene say it was Pastor Tim Remington, the church’s leader. Remington gave the invocation at presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s rally at the county fairgrounds yesterday here in Coeur d’Alene.
Police report the victim was transported to Kootenai Medical Center where he is being treated for his injuries. The victims condition is not known at this time.
The suspect in the shooting fled prior to police arrival and has not been located. Police Detectives are on scene and this is an active investigation.