Great Falls shooting victim dies from injuries

Posted at 1:17 PM, Apr 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-24 15:17:11-04

GREAT FALLS – The man who was shot on April 8 th has died, according to Cascade County Bob Edwards.

The victim has been identified as Steven Jacobsen, 57.

The Great Falls Police Department and the Cascade County Attorney’s Office are conducting the investigation into the shooting.

William Patrick Rose III was charged on April 18 th with attempted deliberate homicide for the shooting.

Rose was initially charged with assault with a weapon for the shooting incident that happened 500 block of 22nd Avenue NE on April 8th.

Court documents supporting the attempted homicide charge state that in the minutes leading up the shooting, Rose had left the victim’s girlfriend a number of threatening voice mail messages.

The defendant can be heard stating that he had two guns pointing at the victim. In that same message, he states that no one knows they are hanging out and ‘I can just put you down.’ He called 911 three minutes later and said that he had shot the victim," The court documents state.

Court documents note that Rose “appeared to be under the influence of narcotics” when officers arrived.