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Fatal shooting of young boy is being investigated in Broadwater County

Broadwater County Sheriff investigating fatal shooting of young boy
Posted: 9:04 AM, Aug 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-02 15:08:10-04

(HELENA) — The Broadwater County Sheriff's Department is investigating the fatal shooting of an 11-year-old boy.

Broadwater County Sheriff Wynn Meehan confirmed Thursday evening that the incident happened in the Crow Creek Valley near Radersburg.

An adult male is being interviewed in conjuction with the incident.

No other details have been released at this point, including the name of the child.

Sheriff Meehan also told MTN that this will be a joint investigation with the Gallatin County Sheriff's Department.

We will update you as we get more details.

NOTE: Authorities initially reported that the child was 10 years old; we have updated the article to reflect that he was 11 years old.