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Three Dead After Multiple Shootings in Idaho, Suspect Captured

...sped away from officers at times exceeding 100 miles per hour.

UPDATE 10:20 p.m. EST: Those killed in Saturday's shootings in Moscow, Idaho, were businessman David Trail, 76, Arby's restaurant manager Belinda Niebuhr, 47, and the suspect's adoptive mother and Moscow Family Medicine Physician's Assistant Terri Grzebielski, 61, according to KXLY.

Seattle resident Michael Chin, 39, was critically wounded when he was shot along with Trail at Northwest Mutual, the station added.

UPDATE 9:41 p.m. EST: KXLY reported that when the gunman entered Northwest Mutual he immediately began shooting without saying a word.

UPDATE 9:33 p.m. EST: Three of the shooting victims are reported dead, according to KXLY.

The suspect's mother was his adoptive mother, KXLY noted, and she was found dead in a house.

The station added that the suspect knew three of the four victims and that while police don't know how he knew the Arby's manager, he asked for her by name.

UPDATE 9:23 p.m. EST: Police said the suspect's mother was among the shooting victims, KXLY reported. The station did not report her condition.

MOSCOW, Idaho (TheBlaze/AP) — A man is in custody after shooting four people Saturday at three locations in Moscow, Idaho, police said.

One of the victims, the female manager of an Arby's, was killed, according to KXLY-TV.

The chaotic afternoon began with two people shot Northwest Mutual, police said; the suspect then drove to Arby's and shot a person there.

The Vice President of Arby's also said a manager at the store was shot and killed, according to KREM-TV.

Kelsey Stemrich told The Associated Press she was working at a cafe near Arby's when she and a customer heard three gunshots and then saw people running from the restaurant. Stemrich said they took down the license plate number of a car seen pulling away from the Arby's and called it into police.

The suspect fled in a vehicle that crashed into a ditch north of Colfax, Washington, with officers from multiple agencies in pursuit.

More from KREM:

The gunman, 29 year old male John Lee, was later captured. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle in Pullman, and the lone occupant sped away from officers at times exceeding 100 miles per hour.

A fourth victim was later found at a Moscow residence.

This is breaking news; updates will be added.

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