Post Falls woman survives attempted murder, boyfriend kills self

POST FALLS, Idaho – A Post Falls woman is awake and talking after being shot in an attempted murder-suicide by her boyfriend.

Post Falls Police said the man shot her before taking his own life Tuesday afternoon. She was found by police with a gunshot wound to her head, but was awake and talking to responding officers. 

The incident happened around 12:50 p.m. at a home near West 16th Avenue and North Spokane Street. 

Police have not identified the people involved but said the woman who was shot was taken to Kootenai Health for treatment. 

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