Man wanted for Spokane Valley shooting deaths arrested in southern Idaho

CAPTURED Aug. 16, 2016 -- 

An Idaho man wanted in connection with the shooting deaths of two people in Spokane Valley has been captured in southeastern Idaho.

The Spokane Valley Sheriff's Office said Tuesday that Gilberto Delgado was arrested without incident in the area of Pocatello.

The sheriff's office listed Delgado as the main suspect after two adults were found shot to death in Spokane Valley on Monday morning.

The victims were a brother and sister.

The sheriff's office says the bodies were found by the female victim's 7-year-old son, who called 911.

Sheriff's officials said Delgado was recently released from prison and may have had a romantic relationship with the mother.


Two adults were found dead in a Spokane Valley home and law enforcement officers are searching for a 44-year-old man who is a suspect in the slayings.

The victims were a brother and sister, who were shot to death at the house in the 600 block of South Michigan Rd on Monday morning, according to Spokane Valley Sheriff's deputies.

KHQ reported that the female victim's 7-year-old son witnessed the slayings and called 911 shortly before 9 a.m.

Deputies say the boy was not injured.

The suspect was identified by deputies as 44-year-old Gilberto Delgado. He is described as a Hispanic male, 6' tall, 155 pounds with brown eyes and a shaved head. He has the name "Brenda" tattooed on his arm. Police say he may be driving a black Dodge Dart with a red pin striping and tinted windows.

Deputies say Delgado should be considered "armed and dangerous."

The names of the deceased were not released.