UPDATE: Teen Killed in Twin Falls Drive-By Shooting 

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UPDATE: May 8, 2016 2 p.m.

The Twin Falls coroner identified the victim of a May 7 drive-by shooting as 16-year-old Vason Wildaman. According to the Twin Falls Times-News Wildaman lived with his grandparents in Twin Falls. 

Twin Falls police say they're continuing to interview possible witnesses in their investigation into the shooting which occurred just before 4 p.m. Saturday. Investigators said they believed that the shooting near Canyon Ridge High School was "an isolate incident" and there was no threat to the public, according to the Times-News.

ORIGINAL POST: May 8, 2016 9 a.m.

\A Twin Falls teenager was killed Saturday afternoon in what local police described as a drive-by shooting near Canyon Ridge High School.

Police said the boy was riding his bike near the school when he was gunned down.

The Twin Falls Times-News describes the neighborhood near the city's North Pointe subdivision as "normally quiet" and "upper-middle class.

KMVT-TV reports neighbors told police they saw a black vehicle leaving the scene directly following the shooting. A statement released Saturday night from Twin Falls police said "the shooting was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public."

"We are designating our resources to identify and apprehend the suspects in this incident, and we want to assure the community that we will bring those responsible to justice," said Twin Falls Police Chief Craig Kingsbury.


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