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SWAT team responds to a report of an "armed and barricaded" person in Missoula

Missoula Red Lion SWAT
Posted at 10:18 PM, Aug 31, 2022

(UPDATE) The incident ended at 10:46 p.m. There are no reports of injuries.

During the incident, SWAT confirmed that some of the information that had been provided was unfounded.

The Missoula Police Department is continuing to investigate the incident.


(1st REPORT) The Missoula Police Department has deployed its SWAT team in response to a person who is reportedly armed and barricaded in Missoula.

The MPD said at 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, that the incident is happening on the 800 block of West Broadway.

Witnesses tell MTN they heard a flashbang go off inside the building.

At this point, there is no word on what triggered the incident.

The MPD said in a Facebook post: "This is an evolving situation and SWAT will be using all available techniques to ensure public safety and safely resolve this incident. The subject is contained within the police perimeter."

We will update you if we get more information.


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