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UPDATE: One Man Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting in Missoula

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 UPDATE: One man is dead after an officer involved shooting at the North Reserve Street onramp in Missoula early Wednesday morning.

At approximately 2 a.m. Missoula Police responded to a domestic incident involving three people. A 20-year-old intoxicated male led police on a pursuit through downtown and west Missoula. Police attempted to stop the suspect in front of Safeway on West Broadway and the suspect then fled at a high rate of speed, eventually stopping at the North Reserve Street onramp.

Police observed the male inflicting lethal force on a female occupant of the car. An officer fired on the suspect and he died at the scene. No other injuries were reported.


At approximately 3 AM Wednesday morning, an officer shot an unidentified man in Missoula. The man has been declared deceased. A mixture of about a dozen police officers, highway patrolmen, and detectives are on the scene. 

The body of the unidentified man lays on the ground covered by a blanket outside of his driver side door, which remains open. Behind the civilians car is the policeman's car, which has it's trunk open. The scene is to stay untouched until it is bright enough outside for detectives to begin their investigation. 

A large perimeter with yellow caution tape and orange cones surrounded the scene and protruded into the intersection. The Reserve and Broadway on-ramp is currently closed and is to remain closed for an undisclosed amount of time.

As we learn more information, we will update this post.

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