Coroner IDs suspect in Boise mall shooting that killed 2

Police have identified a 27-year-old suspect in connection to a shooting at an Idaho mall Monday.

Posted: Oct 26, 2021 3:29 PM

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities have identified the suspect in a Boise, Idaho mall shooting as 27-year-old Jacob Bergquist.

Police say Bergquist died at a hospital late Tuesday morning.

Police say he is believed to have killed two people and injured four others in the Monday afternoon shooting.

The Ada County Coroner says Jo Acker, a 26-year-old security guard who first tried to stop the shooter, is one of the people who died.

Roberto Padilla Arguelles, a 49-year-old Rupert man, was also shot and killed.

Boise Police Chief Ryan Lee told reporters that officers exchanged gunfire with the suspect, who had been hospitalized in critical condition.

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