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Details emerge in Sunday night incident involving Missoula PD

Posted at 10:12 AM, Apr 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-27 12:19:58-04

MISSOULA — We are learning more information about a Sunday night incident that lasted for several hours in Missoula.

The Missoula Police Department responded to dispute between neighbors at approximately 7:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Missoula Police Department spokesman Sgt. Travis Welsh says officers responded to the report of a disturbance between neighbors in the 2000 block of Burlington Avenue.

The incident escalated when one of the persons involved reportedly made a verbal threat toward the other that involved mention of a weapon, according to Sgt. Welsh.

Officers identified that person as a 58-year-old woman who remained inside her residence and refused communication other than yelling at officers through exterior windows.

Sgt. Welsh says a decision to “stand down” came after officers spent “extensive time and effort attempting communication with the woman.”

No injuries reported and at this time, no arrests have been made.