Posted: Feb 3, 2013 4:05 PM by KPAX/KAJ Media Center
Updated: Feb 4, 2013 7:04 AM
WHITEFISH - The Whitefish Police Department is still investigating a Saturday night fatal shooting that took the life of a local man.
Police Chief Bill Dial says the incident happened in the 400 Block of Colorado Avenue, and that neighbors reported hearing screams and then one apparent shot at around 9:35 p.m.
Dial adds that a short time later, a female knocked on a neighbor's door and stated that she had shot her boyfriend.
The neighbors called 911 and Whitefish Police responded where they found the male, who had been shot several times, lying on the living room floor of the residence. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The victim has been identified as Ordean L. EngeBretson, 42, of Whitefish.
Dial says the suspect in the case, Katherine Lanegan, 37, also of Whitefish, is now behind bars in the Whitefish jail as the investigation into the shooting continues.