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Man arrested on attempted homicide charges in Missoula

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Posted at 12:10 PM, Apr 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-07 14:28:31-04

MISSOULA — Missoula Police have arrested a man for attempted homicide after shots were reportedly fired on Mullan Road Monday night.

Tyler Clark Clawson, 37, is being held on two attempted homicide counts in the Missoula County Detention Center.

Missoula PD reports that shortly after 10 p.m. law enforcement arrived in the 3600 block of Mullan Road near the movie theater.

The initial investigation revealed that the suspect retrieved a firearm from his vehicle and fired shots at an adult male and female who were running from the area.

Officers located Clawson in his vehicle in a nearby parking lot and he was arrested, according to Missoula Police Department spokesman Sgt. Travis Welsh.

No injuries were reported as a result of the incident.

Anyone who has information about the incident is asked to contact Det. Nathan Mattix (406) 552-6296 or Det. Katie Petersen (406) 552-6279.

Please refer to case #2020-13339.