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Laurel area shooting investigated by sheriff's office

Posted at 8:24 AM, Jan 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-19 19:52:13-05

LAUREL - The Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting.

Sheriff Mike Linder said in a press release issued Tuesday morning that at about 6 p.m. Monday deputies and Laurel police officers responded to a reported shooting on the 1500 block of East Railroad Street near Laurel.

When they arrived they found a male who has no apparent connection to the property had been shot, Linder said. The male was transported to the hospital by ambulance.

Sheriffs detectives and deputies investigated the scene but no arrests were made. The investigation is ongoing and reports will be forwarded to the county attorney for review and any further action.

The names of those involved were not released.

Linder said the male who was shot was still alive at last report, but details of his medical condition were not known.