BOISE, Idaho — Authorities in southwest Idaho have identified the man shot and killed by a Boise police officer.
The Ada County Coroner's Office in a statement Tuesday says 26-year-old Michael K. Casper of Boise died from a gunshot wound to the chest.
Authorities say Officer Jason Green fired at Casper after Casper pointed a weapon at another officer.
Green has been placed on leave, and the Ada County Critical Incident Task Force is investigating.
Police say the shooting occurred at about 1:30 a.m. Monday after officers responded to a report of a man with a crowbar. Arriving officers say they heard Casper firing from inside the house.
Investigators say Casper fired shots that struck a house and parked car across the street.
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