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One dead in Sandpoint shooting

Published On: Feb 07 2013 02:14:07 AM CST
Updated On: Feb 07 2013 01:39:59 PM CST
SANDPOINT, Idaho -

One man is dead and a second is being treated for a gunshot wound following a fight in downtown Sandpoint Wednesday night.

Ponderay Police responded to a shots fired call at 726 North 6th Avenue around 6 p.m.

Once officers arrived on scene, they found 35-year-old Anthony Viola of Sandpoint with a gunshot wound from a semi automatic handgun to his left bicep. 36-year-old Alberto Tuinzing of Spokane was found unresponsive.

Police say the two men are related through marriage. Both Viola and Tuinzing were taken the hospital. Viola was treated for his injuries, Tuinzing was pronounced dead at the scene. His cause of death is still under investigation.

The investigation into this case is ongoing and no charges have been filed.

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