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Deer Lodge man arrested following Wednesday shooting

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Posted at 12:55 PM, Apr 14, 2022

DEER LODGE - A Deer Lodge man was arrested Wednesday following a shooting.

Erik C. Holland, 23 faces a charge of attempted deliberate homicide assault with a weapon, and criminal endangerment in connection with the shooting and wounding of a Deer Lodge man.

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Erik Christian Holland, 23, of Deer Lodge, faces a charge of attempted deliberate homicide assault with a weapon, and criminal endangerment in connection with the Wednesday morning (April 13, 2022) shooting and wounding of a Deer Lodge man.

Holland was arrested following a brief chase, after which he surrendered without incident.

Holland is accused of shooting Bradley John Masters, 38, just before 11 a.m. outside a home in the 900 block of Gilbert Avenue.

Masters remains hospitalized at this time with serious injuries but is expected to survive, according to Powell County Sheriff Gavin Roselles.

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The incident triggered a brief lockdown of nearby Powell County High School as a precaution.