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Man shot in leg in downtown Billings

Posted at 2:44 PM, Mar 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-17 14:49:55-04
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photo by Andrea Lutz/ Q2 News

Update 3 p.m. Police say there is no threat to public safety. The man was transported to a local hospital.


BILLINGS- Police are investigating the shooting of a man in the leg in downtown Billings Tuesday afternoon.

Lt. Mark Cady said the 23-year-old man was shot near U.S. Bank at 303 N. Broadway by an unknown person shortly around 2:15 p.m.

He then ran to the corner of North 27th Street and Second Avenue North and attempted to apply a tourniquet, Cady said. A passerby called police.

Police are reviewing surveillance video to determine what happened, Cady said. The man’s injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

This is a developing story.

Reporting by Andrea Lutz, Q2 News