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Billings police shoot armed suspect during incident on 6th Street West

Posted at 12:49 PM, Aug 13, 2022

BILLINGS — Billings police say an officer shot and injured a person who drew a gun on officers during a late night disturbance on the 1800 block of 6th Street West.

Police said on Twitter the initial incident report came in around 11 p.m. Friday and started as a disturbance between a female and the suspect, a 22-year-old man from Billings.

Police said the suspect was non-compliant with officers and drew a firearm when an officer fired and struck the man.

The man was transported to a Billings hospital but no update on his condition was available

The investigation is ongoing. The Billings police chief will be providing more information at a press conference Monday.