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2 people in custody for attempted homicide in Missoula

MISSOULA COUNTY JAIL (Photos of Marvin Seastrunk and Avyn Eder)
Posted at 3:09 PM, Mar 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-30 17:25:13-04

MISSOULA — Police are investigating after several shots were reportedly fired at a home in Missoula.

Police were called to the 1000 block of South 5th Street West at around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday for reports that shots were fired at a residence.

Officers determined that nobody was injured and obtained a suspect description. Approximately 15 minutes later they located and detained several "persons of interest" at another location in Missoula.

There were no reported injuries.

One of those persons being detained is 19-year-old Marvin Seastrunk, who was given a five-year suspended sentence for his involvement in an altercation between himself and law enforcement offices at Big Sky High School in March 2018.

In that incident, Seastrunk's vehicle was shot by the school's SRO as he attempted to flee the school after being investigated for a possible firearm and drug activity at the school. While fleeing the scene, Seastrunk ditched his firearm and crashed into a car dealership.

The other person currently being detained for the Sunday's shooting is 20-year-old Avyn Eder.

Both Eder and Seastrunk are being charged with attempted homicide and will appear on Tuesday in Missoula Justice Court.

Officers are questioning several people and processing evidence at several locations from the shooting, and says there is no threat to the public.

No other details have been released at this point; we will update you if we get more information.