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Shepherd man dies in officer-involved shooting in Billings

Posted at 2:58 PM, Jan 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-21 18:09:28-05

Zoe Zandora
4:17 pm
January 20, 2019

BILLINGS – At 1:51 p.m. Sunday, there was an officer-involved shooting at the 2200 block of 1st Avenue North in Billings.

According to Lieutenant Wooley of the Billings Police Department, 2 BPD Officers were investigating a suspicious call, which resulted in a foot chase and exchange of gunfire with a 26-year-old Shepherd man.

The suspect died at the scene.

Neither officer was injured in the exchange of gunfire.

BPD Investigators are on-scene and expected to be present well into the evening hours.

No additional information will be released tonight.

Chief St. John will be holding a press conference Monday, January 21 at 10:30 AM.