Billings Police Department gives details on Avenue C, officer involved shooting on 10/12

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On 10/12/2020 at about 10:20 PM, Officers with the Billings Police Department (BPD) were dispatched to the 2200 block of Avenue C for suspicious activity. Upon Officers arrival, they contacted three (3) suspects.

As officers attempted to detain one of the suspects, a 29 year old male from Box Elder, MT, a physical altercation ensued. During the altercation two (2) officers discharged their weapons. The suspect was transported by ambulance to a local medical facility for treatment of gunshot wounds, where he died.

There were no other injuries related to this incident. At this time, The BPD Investigation Division is at the scene and will conduct the investigation. Additional, details regarding the incident will be made available later Monday.

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