Incident

3-15-2020 Idaho Horseshoe Bend 1-1

Location

March 15, 2020

100 block of Canyon St
Horseshoe Bend, Idaho
Geolocation: 43.9151, -116.195

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age: 11
  • Age Group: Child 0-11
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Benjamin Michael Poirier
  • Age: 44
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Status: Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, suicide)
  • Child Involved Incident
  • Child killed (not child shooter)

Notes

Man shooting indiscriminately kills child when they opened door in mobile home park. Shooter yelling "its the end of the world"

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: 223 Rem [AR-15]
  • Stolen: Unknown