Skip to comments.2 dead, 3 wounded in morning Moscow, ID sniper shooting
Posted on 05/20/2007 7:22:40 AM PDT by teacherwoes
MOSCOW, Idaho -- Moscow Asst. Police Chief David Duke confirm that the Moscow Police Dept. is in a standoff with a sniper at the First Presbyterian Church in Moscow, Idaho after shooting 3 people including 2 law officers at the Latah Co. Court House.
DETAILS: Police talk to KREM 2 NEWS about what has happened The Sniper unleashed more than 75 rounds on the courthouse from the church around 11pm Saturday night, which is located across the street from the courthouse at 5th and Van Buren.
Police are telling all residents in the nearby neighborhood to remain indoors while they handle the situation. More than 50 police officers and sheriff deputies surround the church with the sniper inside.
Wounded in the shooting was a Moscow Police Officer, a Latah County Sheriff's Deputy. and 1 civilians. The civilians was shot in the hand and foot, but the extent of the other injuries is not known.
UPDATE 6:58am: Police have collapsed the crime scene around the church after finding 2 people dead inside. They believe at least one of those people was a shooter, but full details have not been released. Residents in the surrounding area have been told that it is ok to leave their houses as police now turn the crime scene into an investigation.
UPDATE 6:46am: Residents report hearing calls from the police via a bullhorn into anyone inside the church, asking them to lay down their weapons and give up. One witness also heard what sounded like the wooden doors on the front of the church being brokwn down.
An UNOFFICIAL report into the KREM 2 Newsroom says that a dead person was found inside the church, but that information has not been confirmed.
Church services scheduled for the First Presbyterian Church in Moscow, ID will be held at the Lionel Hampton School of Music, beginning at 11am.
UPDATE 5:55am: Police report that between 30-40 rounds were fired into the dispatch area of the Latah County Courthouse, but no one inside was hit by the gunfire.
No name of the shooter given yet?
Yes, if ANYONE fires a gun in anger at a courthouse...
it MUST be a Muslim.
Did I say anything about muslims?
Seems to me you’re the one that has just suggested it.
My first glance thought SCREAMED VLAD, We hardly knew ya’
Probably just your average run of the mill Presbyterian militant.
Prayers for the folks in Moscow.
Wonder who the officers were?
Too bad our military are not allowed to do the same if the shooting is coming from a mosque in Iraq or Afghanistan, or if the weapons are coming in from Iran or Syria.
We’ll probably find out later in the day.
I was thinking more like your average, run of the mill, disgruntled cop hater or someone with a “personal thing” against someone working for the City....???
“Did I say anything about muslims?
Seems to me youre the one that has just suggested it.”
Sorry, my mistake....I slipped on the pool of drool.
What a bigot! I am going to report you for abuse.
“What a bigot! I am going to report you for abuse.”
Make my day.
Video says that the shooter used a semi-automatic rifle, type unknown. Reports indicate 30-75+ rounds fired. I’m sure the Brady Bunch, Feinstein, Schummer, et. al. will be dancing in the blood on the Sunday morning shows. HR. 1022 just got a big boost.
You don’t know me. And I doubt that you can read my mind. I work in a courthouse. I know the threats that are made against courthouse employees. And so far they haven’t been from muslims.
“You dont know me. And I doubt that you can read my mind. I work in a courthouse. I know the threats that are made against courthouse employees. And so far they havent been from muslims.”
So, then....why DID you jump at the “name thing” first off...???
I’m thinking either some guy’s divorce went off badly or a child custody case or something of that ilk....unless it WAS a dispatcher who was the intended recipient of the wrath...???
There IS, however, a University in Moscow, ID....NO...???
Why did YOU suggest it had anything to do with muslims if it hadn’t crossed YOUR mind in the first place? Seems to me if I HAD suggested it (which I didn’t), then we’d both be guilty. No?
I suspect another “Carl Drega” situation.
LOL! Dare I ask what that is?
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