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Woman jailed following shooting in Olney

Crime Watch
Posted at 2:48 PM, Sep 23, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-23 17:04:52-04

KALISPELL - A woman is behind bars in the Kalispell jail following a Thursday shooting.

The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office and the Montana Highway Patrol responded to Olney shortly after 2:30 p.m. for a report that a female shot a male in the stomach during a disturbance.

The victim was able to leave the scene and get to a neighbor’s house, where he was eventually transported to Logan Health.

The Sheriff's Office reports that the suspect— identified as Kay Johnson of Olney — was taken to Logan Health for an evaluation.

She was later released into custody for an interview with detectives, according to a news release.

Johnson has been booked into the Flathead County Detention Center on pending charges of Assault with a Weapon.

The shooting remains under investigation and anyone with any information about the incident is asked to call 406-758-5600 or email