ST. MARIES, Idaho-- The victim of a Christmas day shooting has been identified.

Stefanie Comack reportedly suffered a gunshot wound to the head around 11:43 a.m. in St. Maries at a home near 14th and Jefferson.

She was transported to Benewah Community Hospital, and then airlifted to Kootenai Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

While many residents didn t know Stefanie personally, her death is having quite an impact on the tight-knit community.

Joseph Herrera was arrested for the crime. He is being held at the Benewah County Jail. Sources say he s shaken up and he claims the shooting was an accident.

KREM2 spoke to residents who said they were unsure if Herrera and Comack were dating, but knew they were friends.

An autopsy is scheduled.

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