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MAN ARRESTED AFTER ALLEGEDLY SHOOTING WOMAN, LEADING POLICE ON HIGH-SPEED CHASE

May 17, 2019

FORT HALL — A Fort Hall man has been arrested for allegedly shooting a Fort Hall woman Wednesday night, according to a press release from the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.

Tribal officials said Fort Hall Police responded to a phone call at 6:41 p.m. about a shooting at a residence on Cemetery Road and Rio Vista. The victim, Seleste Stone, is recovering from her injuries at Portneuf Medical Center, according to the press release.

Stone told tribal authorities she was shot by Creston Kindness of Fort Hall, who reportedly fled the scene in a stolen vehicle and led police on a high-speed chase.

Stone was was transported to PMC.

Kindness ran from the stolen vehicle, attempting to elude police, after driving over a spike strip, according to the press release. Police reportedly apprehended him after chasing him on foot and have taken him to Fort Hall Corrections, where he remains in custody.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Fort Hall Police are investigating the case.

“There is no danger to the community as the suspect is behind bars and Ms.Stone is being treated,” Fort Hall Police Chief Pat Teton said in the press release. “We are currently finishing all aspects of the investigation and will release more information as it becomes available.”