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Broadwater County Sheriff investigating fatal shooting of young boy

Posted at 8:45 PM, Aug 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-02 15:06:08-04

HELENA — The Broadwater County Sheriff's Department is investigating the fatal shooting of an 11 year-old boy.

Broadwater County Sheriff Wynn Meehan confirmed Thursday evening that the incident happened in the Crow Creek Valley near Radersburg.

An adult male is being interviewed in conjuction with the incident.

Sheriff Meehan also told MTN that this will be a co-investigation with the Gallatin County Sheriff's Department.

This article has been updated to reflect the correct age of boy who died. The previous information provided by the sheriff's office was incorrect.