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3 suspects captured in Idaho in connection with shooting at Montana deputy

Posted at 3:44 PM, Nov 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-14 23:24:31-05

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday that three suspects in Tuesday’s shooting and chase have been apprehended without incident in Idaho.

Law enforcement has not identified the individuals arrested, the sheriff’s office said in a Facebook post.

Sheriff Craig Doolittle told MTN on Wednesday that the deputy initiated the traffic stop on Tuesday afternoon after seeing the suspect vehicle, a blue Chrysler 300, driving erratically.

Doolittle said the deputy noticed the car drift over the line and the blinker was on without the car pulling over.

When the deputy attempted to pull the vehicle over, the driver failed to stop and one of the occupants fired multiple shots at the deputy before fleeing at a high rate of speed.

The deputy was not injured.

Related: Shot fired at deputy in Montana; suspects remain at large