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Dec 2, 2013 5:31 PM by MTN News - Missoula

2 more suspects arrested in connection with Missoula shootout

MISSOULA - Two more suspects have been arrested in connection with last week's shooting that sent a Missoula police detective - and his alleged shooter - to the hospital.

Missoula Police Detective Sergeant Scott Pastian says that since last Wednesday's shooting during a drug sting, an investigation has determined that the suspects planned a ‘drug-rip' robbery instead of a drug transaction.

The Missoula Drug Task Force was working an undercover operation involving a planned drug transaction when the shooting happened.

Pastian says all four suspects involved in the drug-related robbery are now in custody.

They have been identified as Joshua Lee Robinson, 25, and Jazimine Sevarina Beehler, 22, who were arrested on Wednesday after the incident.

Rachelle Jo Kolden, 31, was arrested on Sunday, and Justin Michael Holdstheenemy, 31, was arrested on Monday. All four are Missoula residents.

Kolden has been charged with felony Conspiracy to Commit Robbery, and felony distribution of dangerous drugs. Holdstheenemy was charged with felony conspiracy to commit robbery, and both are set to appear in Missoula Justice Court on Monday afternoon.

Robinson has already been in court to face charges of attempted murder and robbery, while Beehler is facing felony charges of conspiracy to commit robbery and criminal distribution of dangerous drugs.

The Montana Criminal Investigation Division is continuing their investigation of the shooting and the Montana Regional Violent Crime Task Force and the Missoula Drug Task Force is continuing the investigation of the armed robbery and drug conspiracy aspect of the incident.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery, which happened by the Langley Building on South Reserve Street is urged to call Missoula Police Detective Guy Baker at 406.396.3217.

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