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Man hospitalized in early morning shooting on Billings south side

Posted at 3:32 AM, Aug 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-03 05:32:13-04

A man was rushed to the hospital following an early morning shooting on Billings south side. 

Police were called to the area of Murphy Avenue and Calhoun Lane just after 2:30 a.m. Friday. 

They found a man with more than one gunshot wound. 

He was taken to a local hospital by ambulance and his current condition is unknown. 

Billings Police Department Lt. Shawn Mayo said dispatch also received multiple reports of gunshots heard in the area around that same time. 

Police are focusing their investigation on the alley behind 742 Calhoun Ln. 

Several shell casings were discovered there and they believe that’s where the shooting took place. 

A man who lives on Murphy Avenue told Q2 he heard three gun shots and went outside to investigate. 

He said that’s when he saw the victim walking and collapse on Murphy Avenue. 

No arrests have been made and the shooting is under investigation.