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2 teens shot during argument on Billings Rims

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Posted at 12:34 PM, Sep 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-17 16:56:30-04

2:45 p.m. UPDATE: 18-year-old Nathan Prettyweasel has been charged with two counts of assault w/ a weapon in connection to the shooting.

1 p.m. UPDATE: Billings police say multiple people of interest and a suspect have been identified, located and detained by officers. Investigation is ongoing.

BILLINGS - Two teens were shot during an argument early Saturday on the Billings Rims.

Police said in a social media post the shooting happened at about 3:45 a.m. The post did not provide a specific location where the shooting took place.

An 18-year-old male and a 17-year-old female were seriously injured and were taken to a hospital in a private vehicle, police said. There was no update on their conditions later Saturday.

A suspect fled the area and the investigation was ongoing, police said. No further information was released.

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