BUSBY — A standoff that followed a shooting and pursuit in Busby overnight ended with the arrest of six suspects, the Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.
The incident began with a shooting in Busby sometime before 10 p.m. Wednesday.
Law enforcement from the Big Horn County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene, which led to a pursuit which took authorities to a home west of Busby near Hardin, according to the Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office.
The FBI said Thursday that two individuals barricaded themselves in the home.
The Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office tactical team received a call for assistance around 10 p.m. The tactical team deployed gas and OC — or pepper spray — and forced the suspects out of the house early Thursday morning.
Authorities arrested four males and two females, according to the Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office. BIA officers were also involved and the FBI is investigating.
The Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office said no law enforcement fired a weapon.
It’s unclear if anyone was injured in the shooting. The Big Horn County Sheriff’s Office did not immediately return calls for information. However, the FBI said there is no threat to the public.
We’ll have more information on this developing story as it becomes available.
BILLINGS – The Big Horn County Sheriff’s Office said they and multiple other agencies were in a standoff with a suspect within the Northern Cheyenne Reservation line on Thursday morning.
The incident reportedly began Wednesday evening. No information about the suspect is available. It is unknown if anyone has been injured.
This is a developing story, check back for information as it becomes available.