Posted: May 24, 2013 8:58 AM by MTN News
Updated: May 24, 2013 11:58 AM
BILLINGS - One person is dead and another shot after a suspicious activity called turned into a homicide investigation in Worden.
Details are still unfolding in a series of incidents Friday morning near a bar in Worden, Montana.
Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of suspicious activities in or around an alley near the 406 Bar at approximately 2:30 a.m. Friday, according to Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder.
After arriving on scene at 2430 Main Street, deputies located a vehicle matching the one detailed in the report.
Linder said the deputies engaged the driver and, at approximately 4 a.m., the driver produced a firearm and at least one deputy shot him.
That man was then taken to St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings by Life Flight helicopter. Linder said he was not aware of the driver's condition or the extent of his injuries.
No deputies were injured in the shooting.
Linder said while deputies were further investigating the shooting, they discovered the body of a deceased person; the investigation into that death is being considered a homicide.
The identity or gender of the deceased person has not yet been released.
Linder said he believed the officer-involved shooting and the homicide were related incidents.