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10 people dead in 7 shootings across Montana in January

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Posted at 6:56 AM, Jan 25, 2022

GREAT FALLS — The new year has started on a tragic note across Montana, with 10 people dead in seven shooting incidents in January.

  • Murder-suicide in Lake County (2 dead)
  • Man charged with killing 2 brothers in Three Forks (2)
  • 2 found dead with gunshot wounds in Billings (2)
  • Homicide investigation after a man was killed in Kalispell (1)
  • Teen dies after being shot in Billings (1)
  • 2 men accused of killing a man near Rimini (1)
  • Man shot dead in Great Falls (1)

Authorities are investigating a suspected murder-suicide in Lake County. Click here to read more.

Zachary Eugene Norman has been charged with shooting and killing two men in Three Forks. Gallatin County Sheriff Dan Springer identified the victims as brothers Brendan Estabrook of Three Forks and Chase Estabrook of Butte. Click here to read more.

Two people were found dead with gunshot wounds in Billings. Click here to read more.

A 42-year-old man was shot and killed in Kalispell, and a suspect has been arrested. Click here to read more.

Fifteen-year old Khoen Parker was the victim of a homicide in the Billings Heights. Parker was shot in a parking lot on the southern border of a park. He was then taken to a hospital by an unknown person in an unknown vehicle, where he was pronounced dead a short time later. At this point, there have been no arrests. Click here to read more.

Two men have been charged after a body was found in the Rimini area. Robert Harvel and Brandon Michael Beckman are each facing a charge of deliberate homicide, or in the alternative deliberate homicide by accountability. The victim was identified as Michael Anthony Biggs. Click here to read more.

In Great Falls, Jeremiah George Henry Garrett III died after being. A "person of interest" in the shooting is in custody on unrelated charges. The GFPD has not yet released the name of the person. Click here to read more.