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Second suspect arrested in Kalispell drive-by shooting

Bukowski, 19, faces felony charges of assault with a weapon and criminal endangerment.
Joseph Trapper Bukowski
Posted at 4:41 PM, Dec 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-30 18:42:14-05

KALISPELL — Two people have now been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting in Kalispell.

According to court documents, Joseph Trapper Bukowski, 19 years old, faces felony charges of assault with a weapon and criminal endangerment.

Ansen Ingraham, 18, was arrested on December 24th, and is facing charges of assault with a weapon and three counts of criminal endangerment.

Court documents state that on December 21, an SUV drove by the 1500 block of 7th Avenue West in Kalispell and someone in the SUV fired a gun at several homes.

During their investigation, law enforcement officers found 20 shell casings in the street .

According to court documents, a witness told police that Bukowski and Ingraham were going to "deal with some business." The witness allegedly overheard Bukowski saying he "drained his clip."

Initial court appearances for the two suspects have not yet been scheduled.

(DECEMBER 21, 2019) An investigation is underway after shots were fired at a Kalispell residence early on Saturday morning.

The Kalispell Police Department responded to the 1500 block of 7th Avenue West shortly after midnight after receiving reports of shots fired in the area.

Kalispell Police Chief Doug Overman says when officers arrived at the scene, they discovered that multiple rounds had been fired into a duplex. Rounds also struck other nearby residences.

One minor injury was reported the victim declined medical treatment, according to a news release. One residence took most of the rounds, with the others being struck during the shooting.

Overman says the Major Crime Unit has been activated and the shooting is under investigation at the time. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Kalispell Police Department at (406) 758-7780, or Detective Karen Webster at (406) 758-7791.