Idaho County Sheriff's Office

ELK CITY - On Friday, September 10, 2021 at approximately 5:02pm, the Idaho County Communications Center received a 911 call advising of an adult female that was attempting to harm herself on the Motherlode Rd in Elk City, ID. The individual reported that the female was injured, but was not sure where or how severe the injuries were.

Deputies were dispatched and expedited from Kooskia, and the Elk City Ambulance and Lifeflight were dispatched to standby until the scene was secure.

While deputies were en-route, Dispatch received updates from another party on scene advising that the female had grabbed a knife and stabbed herself as well as another person, but both were conscious and breathing.

Upon making contact at the residence, a short foot pursuit ensued and the female suspect was apprehended and taken into custody for Aggravated Domestic Battery and Injury to a Child.

No further information or the names of those involved have been made available at this time. Updates will be provided when more details become available.