- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 16, 2014

SANDPOINT, Idaho (AP) - Northern Idaho officials have released the names of three Sandpoint police officers involved in a fatal shooting after responding to a report of a woman with a knife.

The Bonner County Sheriff’s Office says that officers Skylar Ziegler, Michael Valenzuela and Garrett Johnson were involved in the July 8 shooting near Bonner General Hospital.

Det. Sgt. Gary Johnston tells the Bonner County Daily Bee (https://bit.ly/1zJ2NiV) in a story on Wednesday that Johnson was undergoing field training at the time of the shooting.

Authorities didn’t say which officer fired the round that struck 35-year-old Jeanetta Marie Riley in the chest.

Authorities say Riley refused commands to not approach officers and refused to drop a knife.



Johnston says the officers then used deadly force to stop the threat.

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Information from: Bonner County (Idaho) Daily Bee, https://www.bonnercountydailybee.com

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