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Missoula shooting suspect arrested in Lake County

Missoula Shooting May 12
Posted at 6:45 AM, May 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 00:32:48-04


POLSON - Lake County Sheriff's deputies arrested Zakai Houck -- also known as Kai William -- in Lake County, without incident on Tuesday evening.

Houck is being held on an outstanding warrant and now being questioned for his possible involvement in a Missoula shooting incident on May 11.

Sheriff’s deputies are not seeking any additional persons of interest in this case. The investigation of the shooting is ongoing and additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

(second report)

MISSOULA - Authorities are searching for a suspect who is considered to be armed and dangerous following a Monday evening shooting that sent one person to the hospital in critical condition.

The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's help in locating Zakai Houck -- also known as Kai William -- who is a person of interest in the shooting on which took place on Ancabide Lane.

The 20-year-old Houck is described as being 5’11” tall and weighing approximately 150 pounds. He has brown eyes and brown hair. The Missoula County Sheriff's Office cautions that Houck is considered to be armed and dangerous.

20-year-old Zakai Houck, also known as Kai William

Anyone who has information about Houck is asked to call 911 or contact the Missoula County Sheriff’s Office at (406) 258-4810.

We will have more information on this developing story as it becomes available.

(first report: 6:45 a.m. - May 12, 2020)

A person was taken to the hospital after being shot several times in Missoula.

The Missoula County Sheriff's Office reports an individual was found laying on Ancabide Lane in the Miller Creek area on Monday evening.

The victim was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and is currently in critical condition.

Sheriff’s deputies worked through the night and have identified a person of interest, according to a news release.

Authorities are currently working to make contact with that person.

Law enforcement is asking the public avoid the area of Ryman and North 3rd streets at this time.