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One person dead in shooting involving a police officer in Billings

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Posted at 9:57 PM, Feb 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-16 10:36:49-05

BILLINGS — A man was killed in a shooting involving a police officer on Tuesday night, according to Billings Police. Lt. Brandon Wooley.

It happened on the 100 block of Seventh Street West in Billings.

People in the vicinity told MTN News that a man was seen outside with a gun, prompting a call for police, and around a dozen gunshots were heard outside.

No officers were injured, according to Wooley.

The name of the person who died has not yet been released, and no details are available at this point about the circumstances of the shooting.

Billings Police Chief Rich St. John is expected to host a news conference Wednesday morning to provide details about the shooting.

We will update you if we get more information.