CANYON COUNTY — A Sheriff's deputy shot while chasing a suspect late Tuesday night remains hospitalized, but Chief Deputy Kieran Donahue said he's expected to recover.

A second deputy also suffered gunshot wounds, but was treated and released for minor injuries. The suspect, 27-year-old Caldwell resident Kyle Alan Batt, was hospitalized with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, but his condition is unknown.

Sheriff's Office deputies, called in to assist Caldwell officers regarding a disturbance earlier in the evening, found Batt near Sheryl Lane at about 11 p.m., Donahue said. He initially fled, and when officers gave chase, Batt reportedly fired multiple shots, striking two officers.

Shortly before 3 a.m., Canyon County SWAT members found the man hiding in a nearby garage. When confronted, authorities said, he shot himself. He was transported to a local hospital; his condition is unknown at this time.

The Canyon County Critical Incident Task Force is investigating, led by the Nampa Police Department. During the incident, agencies from throughout the Treasure Valley area provided assistance.


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