Man dead in officer-involved shooting near McCammon

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According to report, Southeastern Idaho Critical Incident Team is investigating an officer-involved shooting near McCammon in Bannock County.

At about 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Bannock County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to assist in a pursuit that began in Caribou County.

Deputies were advised that the male driver of a small white pickup had fired multiple gunshots at law enforcement.

Law enforcement from several local agencies followed the suspect vehicle westbound on Highway 30 through Lava Hot Springs attempting to safely stop the pursuit with spikes, however the suspect continued driving.

The suspect vehicle came to a stop at 3:50 p.m. on Highway 30 near the McCammon exit off Interstate 15.

After a lethal threat from the suspect, law enforcement was forced to fire their weapons.

The suspect was pronounced deceased on scene.

Officials are yet to release the suspect’s details.

Officers involved were not physically injured.

In addition to Bannock County deputies, deputies from the Caribou County Sheriff’s Office, troopers with the Idaho State Police, and Soda Springs Police officers also responded to the incident.

At this time, both directions of Highway 30 are blocked at McCammon as the investigation continues.

There is no ongoing threat to the community.