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1 dead after officer involved shooting in Missoula

Posted at 2:27 PM, Nov 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-18 16:27:52-05

MISSOULA – One person died on Sunday morning after being shot by a Missoula police officer.

The incident happened at approximately 8:30 a.m. when Missoula Police responded to the report of a disturbance with a gun at a residence in the 600 block of Blaine Street.

Missoula Police Department spokesman Sgt. Travis Welsh says that responding officers were advised that a shot had been fired inside the residence.

Sgt. Welsh said in a news release that “upon officer’s arrival, they encountered a person with a gun and shots were fired. No officers were injured; however, a suspect is deceased at the scene.”

The shooting investigation has been turned over to the Montana Department of Justice-Division of Criminal Investigation.

No further information is available at this time.

Story by MTN News