BILLINGS – A 29-year-old man was shot and killed by Billings police late Monday night after getting into a fight with officers.
According to Lt. Brandon Wooley, the officers responded to the 2200 block of Avenue C around 10:20 p.m. Monday on a report of suspicious activity.
When the officers arrived, they contacted three suspects.
While detaining a 29-year-old male from Box Elder, MT, he began to fight officers.
Two officers fired their weapons and the male was taken to a local hospital by ambulance for gunshot wounds where he died.
No other injuries were reported.
The Billings Police Department Investigation Division remained on scene Tuesday morning.
The department is planning a press conference with Chief Rich St. John later Tuesday to release more information.