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Man who died in Blackfoot Police officer-involved shooting identified

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI/KIDK) - The Pocatello Police Department has released the name of a man who was shot and killed during an incident Friday night.

Blackfoot Police Department officers responded to a residence in the 1200 block of South Broadway Street where a 24-year-old man was holding a 20-year-old woman against her will around 10:45 p.m. Friday.

Officers report Jacob T. Eldridge did not comply with officers' commands and stabbed the woman.

Officers then used lethal force and fired their weapons to stop Eldridge from further injuring the victim.

Eldridge was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The victim was treated and released. 

The incident is still under investigation by the Pocatello Police Department.


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