Kootenai County, Coeur d'Alene law enforcement injure suspect during gunfight Sunday

<p><p>Law enforcement in Kootenai County said a wanted suspect was injured during an exchange of gunfire at a Hayden church on Sunday afternoon.</p></p><p><p>Members of the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office and Coeur d’Alene Police SWAT team were called to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the 400 block of Honeysuckle Avenue, according to a news release. The suspect, whose name and gender was not released by law enforcement, was inside a vehicle there, according to police.</p></p><p><p>The suspect fled the parking lot to a nearby field, where they exchanged gunfire with law enforcement, according to the news release. The suspect was injured, taken into custody and transported to Kootenai Health for treatment.</p></p><p><p>The suspect had two active felony warrants and was being sought for “a violent weapons-related offense that occurred the previous day,” police said.</p></p><p><p>The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office said no law enforcement officers were injured in the incident. The incident is under investigation.</p></p>