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LAPWAI, Idaho (AP) — Northern Idaho officials have identified the 8-year-old Lapwai boy who police say died in an accidental shooting on the Nez Perce Indian Reservation.

Nez Perce County Coroner Gary Gilliam says Michael A. Bisbee III died Wednesday following a gunshot wound to the chest.

Gilliam told the Lewiston Tribune ( on Thursday that Bisbee after being shot was taken to St. Joseph Regional Medical Center at about 5 p.m. Wednesday where he later died.

Additional information about the shooting has not been released.

Bisbee is the son of Roberta Bisbee, who serves on the Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee.


Information from: Lewiston Tribune,


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