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Name of Big Timber homicide victim and suspect released

Richard Allen Bowers was killed
Posted at 8:33 AM, Jan 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-02 10:33:47-05

Authorities have released the name of the victim and suspect in a fatal shooting in Big Timber.

The Sweet Grass County Sheriff's Office reports that Richard Allen Bowers, 44, was fatally shot at an apartment building in the 400 block of West 8th Street.

Kevin Walla, 42, has been charged with deliberate homicide as a result of the shooting, according to a news release.

Walla is being held without bond and the Sheriff's Office reports there are no other suspects being sought.

Bowers was shot shortly before 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday in an apartment at 413 West 8th Avenue.