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Man dies in officer-involved shooting in Billings

Posted at 5:06 PM, Jan 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-21 10:46:03-05

BILLINGS –  A man died in a Sunday afternoon officer-involved shooting on First Avenue North in Billings.

Billings Police Lieutenant Wooley said two officers were investigating a suspicious call shortly before 2 p.m. which resulted in a foot chase and exchange of gunfire with a 26-year-old Shepherd man.

The suspect died at the scene. Neither officer was injured in the exchange of gunfire. BPD Investigators are on-scene and expected to be present well into the evening hours.

No additional information will be released on Sunday.

-Zoe Zandora reporting for MTN News