NPTPD Respond to Shooting in Lapwai

Lapwai, Idaho – At approximately 4:43 a.m., on Friday, May 12, 2023, Nez Perce Tribal Police responded to a complaint of shots being fired in the vicinity of Thunder Valley Drive just north of the city of Lapwai. Upon arrival at the scene, officers discovered a deceased adult male.
The Nez Perce Tribal Police, in coordination with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, are investigating the circumstances of the death. Law enforcement believe that this is an isolated incident, and there is no immediate threat to the general public. Anyone with information regarding this incident, please contact Detective Jeff Kaltenbaugh at 208.413.2501.