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Butte man faces attempted murder charge after shooting in Whitehall

Posted at 8:01 AM, Jun 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-21 10:01:40-04

WHITEHALL – A 33-year-old man is in jail in connection with the shooting and wounding of a man in Whitehall late Tuesday evening.

Daniel Adams of Butte faces a felony charge of attempted deliberate homicide in the shooting of a 33-year-old Whitehall man after an altercation about 10:55 p.m., according to Jefferson County Sheriff Craig Doolittle.

The victim is being treated at St. James Health Care in Butte for a single gunshot wound from a small caliber handgun.

Doolittle said the shooting occurred near an alley just outside a residence on the south end of town. The circumstances surrounding the shooting remain under investigation.

Adams remains jailed in Jefferson County on $100,000 bond.