On 04/26/2020 at about 9:58 PM, the BPD responded to the report of a shooting in the 100 block of South 31st Street. Officers arrived to find an unresponsive 50 year old Billings man on the sidewalk with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where he died.
Investigators believe there was some type of disturbance or altercation between the victim and suspect prior to the shooting. This is not believed to be a random act of violence.
The investigation is active / on-going and classified as a homicide. Investigators are actively pursuing leads. At this time there have been no arrests or charges in relation to the investigation.
The identity of the victim will be released by the County Coroner as usual.