POCATELLO, Idaho — Authorities in eastern Idaho say an elementary school was placed on lockdown after police investigating a report of an attack on a woman heard a shot inside a residence and found the suspect’s body.

The Idaho State Journal reports that Wilcox Elementary School in Pocatello was placed on lockdown Friday morning.

Pocatello police say officers responded to a report of a woman being battered and that the male suspect fled the scene.

Police say the man was later located at a residence in Pocatello.

Police say they tried to make contact with the man at 9:30 a.m. Friday and heard a single gunshot. Police say officers later found the man dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

The man’s name hasn’t been released.


Information from: Idaho State Journal, http://www.journalnet.com

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