- Ada County Sheriff''s Office
- Joshua Alberts, 39, is charged with first degree murder.
A Boise man is behind bars, charged with the murder of another man Feb. 20 at a Boise apartment complex.
Police were summoned to the Whispering Pines Apartments near Ustick and Cole roads just before noon on Saturday. That's where witnesses said the two men, known to each other, were in an argument that ended with one of the men dead from a gunshot wound. The victim has yet to be publicly identified.
A short time later, Boise police arrested Joshua Alberts, 39, who was charged with first degree murder and booked into the Ada County Jail, where he awaits a Feb. 22 arraignment.
Meanwhile, detectives are turning to the public for assistance in the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.