Man killed in officer-involved shooting in Lodge Grass identifie - KFBB.com News, Sports and Weather

Man killed in officer-involved shooting in Lodge Grass identified

Posted: Updated:
KULR-8 reporter Briana Monte interviews Lodge Grass Mayor Quincy Dabney following an officer-involved shooting. KULR-8 reporter Briana Monte interviews Lodge Grass Mayor Quincy Dabney following an officer-involved shooting.
LODGE GRASS, Mont. -

UPDATE: The man killed in Sunday's shooting with a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer is identified as 36-year-old Ruben Stewart of Lodge Grass. 

The BIA officer has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation, per BIA standard protocol. 

Senator Jon Tester's office assisted KULR-8 in getting BIA's protocols of officer-involved shootings. Below is the information provided to Sen. Tester's office. 

After a BIA Officer is involved in a shooting the officer is placed on administrative leave pending an investigation and review by the US Attorney’s office. The FBI conducts the investigation into the shooting and will submit their report to the US Attorney’s Office once completed. The US Attorney will review and determine if there are any criminal charges are warranted or not. The BIA officer will remain on administrative leave until cleared by the US Attorney’s office or if the report shows some wrong doing on the part of the officer, corrective action will be initiated. At the conclusion of the criminal investigation by the FBI, BIA Internal Affairs Division will conduct an administrative investigation into the shooting to determine if policies and procedures were followed. 


An officer-involved shooting in Lodge Grass leaves one man dead.

Reports of the shooting came into the KULR-8 newsroom shortly before 8:00 PM.

Lodge Grass Mayor Quincy Dabney confirms that one person was shot multiple times by a responding officer.

Mayor Dabney tells KULR-8 he knows the person shot and that he grew up with the man. Mayor Dabney calls the situation "heartbreaking" and says he "can't wait for the truth to come out."

The person shot was allegedly carrying a knife.

Witnesses tell KULR-8 that the man was drunk and disorderly outside of the home, went into the home, and then came back outside with a knife. That's when a BIA agent allegedly shot him.

Family members tell KULR-8 that man with the knife was shot multiple times.

BIA cannot confirm witness accounts at this time.

BIA and Big Horn County deputies are not commenting beyond the fact that this is a federal investigation.

Mayor Dabney says the community of Lodge Grass is continuing to heal following a triple homicide there last August.

As of 10:00 PM police were actively working the scene.

This is a developing story. KULR-8 will continue to gather information and will have an update on Wake Up Montana.

  • LocalMore>>

  • New York man boats across America

    New York man boats across America

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 9:37 PM EDT2018-09-26 01:37:24 GMT
    A New York father is traveling across America but not by car but by boat.  All to raise awareness for suicide after his son Keegan died at just 16 years old.  Jeremy Donovan said he wants to get the word out about suicide because it's the number 10 killer in America and unfortunately the killer of his son.  One big lesson he's trying to teach kids is that bullying isn't cool.  He said they might feel good about it in the moment but later on, it will eat away at you...
    A New York father is traveling across America but not by car but by boat.  All to raise awareness for suicide after his son Keegan died at just 16 years old.  Jeremy Donovan said he wants to get the word out about suicide because it's the number 10 killer in America and unfortunately the killer of his son.  One big lesson he's trying to teach kids is that bullying isn't cool.  He said they might feel good about it in the moment but later on, it will eat away at you...
  • Carjacking victim speaks about terrifying moments

    Carjacking victim speaks about terrifying moments

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-09-26 01:25:59 GMT
    It was a scary night for some who were carjacked during a wild car chase that took place throughout Billings.  Colette Davies shared what took place during those terrifying moments.  "I just said to him take the car, take the car, please don't shoot me just take the car," Davies remembers saying to suspect Ryan McElmury.  It was an experience no one ever wishes to have.  Davies said as soon as she saw the gun that's all she could really see.  She sai...
    It was a scary night for some who were carjacked during a wild car chase that took place throughout Billings.  Colette Davies shared what took place during those terrifying moments.  "I just said to him take the car, take the car, please don't shoot me just take the car," Davies remembers saying to suspect Ryan McElmury.  It was an experience no one ever wishes to have.  Davies said as soon as she saw the gun that's all she could really see.  She sai...
  • Position for meth initiative coordinator opened in Crow Agency

    Position for meth initiative coordinator opened in Crow Agency

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-09-25 23:49:53 GMT

    A job posting for a Meth Initiative Coordinator for Crow Nation Recovery Center was posted early September and will remain open until filled. Peter Big Hair, the director for the center explained they are looking to help families who are going through issues revolving around meth.

    A job posting for a Meth Initiative Coordinator for Crow Nation Recovery Center was posted early September and will remain open until filled. Peter Big Hair, the director for the center explained they are looking to help families who are going through issues revolving around meth.

  • MontanaMore>>

  • New York man boats across America

    New York man boats across America

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 9:37 PM EDT2018-09-26 01:37:24 GMT
    A New York father is traveling across America but not by car but by boat.  All to raise awareness for suicide after his son Keegan died at just 16 years old.  Jeremy Donovan said he wants to get the word out about suicide because it's the number 10 killer in America and unfortunately the killer of his son.  One big lesson he's trying to teach kids is that bullying isn't cool.  He said they might feel good about it in the moment but later on, it will eat away at you...
    A New York father is traveling across America but not by car but by boat.  All to raise awareness for suicide after his son Keegan died at just 16 years old.  Jeremy Donovan said he wants to get the word out about suicide because it's the number 10 killer in America and unfortunately the killer of his son.  One big lesson he's trying to teach kids is that bullying isn't cool.  He said they might feel good about it in the moment but later on, it will eat away at you...
  • Carjacking victim speaks about terrifying moments

    Carjacking victim speaks about terrifying moments

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 9:25 PM EDT2018-09-26 01:25:59 GMT
    It was a scary night for some who were carjacked during a wild car chase that took place throughout Billings.  Colette Davies shared what took place during those terrifying moments.  "I just said to him take the car, take the car, please don't shoot me just take the car," Davies remembers saying to suspect Ryan McElmury.  It was an experience no one ever wishes to have.  Davies said as soon as she saw the gun that's all she could really see.  She sai...
    It was a scary night for some who were carjacked during a wild car chase that took place throughout Billings.  Colette Davies shared what took place during those terrifying moments.  "I just said to him take the car, take the car, please don't shoot me just take the car," Davies remembers saying to suspect Ryan McElmury.  It was an experience no one ever wishes to have.  Davies said as soon as she saw the gun that's all she could really see.  She sai...
  • Position for meth initiative coordinator opened in Crow Agency

    Position for meth initiative coordinator opened in Crow Agency

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 7:49 PM EDT2018-09-25 23:49:53 GMT

    A job posting for a Meth Initiative Coordinator for Crow Nation Recovery Center was posted early September and will remain open until filled. Peter Big Hair, the director for the center explained they are looking to help families who are going through issues revolving around meth.

    A job posting for a Meth Initiative Coordinator for Crow Nation Recovery Center was posted early September and will remain open until filled. Peter Big Hair, the director for the center explained they are looking to help families who are going through issues revolving around meth.

  • Most Popular

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Heights-area lockdown lifted, student apprehended

    Heights-area lockdown lifted, student apprehended

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-09-25 20:32:43 GMT

    Superintendent Greg Upham said Tuesday all Heights-area schools have been placed on lockdown at the request of the Billings Police Department. 

    Superintendent Greg Upham said Tuesday all Heights-area schools have been placed on lockdown at the request of the Billings Police Department. 

  • Woman killed in Wicks Ln. crash identified

    Woman killed in Wicks Ln. crash identified

    Monday, September 24 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-09-24 19:47:24 GMT

    A 20-year-old female was confirmed deceased on the scene from injuries sustained in the crash.  The two vehicles collided head-on.

    A 20-year-old female was confirmed deceased on the scene from injuries sustained in the crash.  The two vehicles collided head-on.

  • Wyoming man detained following multiple carjackings in Billings

    Wyoming man detained following multiple carjackings in Billings

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 9:27 PM EDT2018-09-26 01:27:12 GMT

    A 41-year-old man from Wyoming is identified as the man who led multiple police agencies on a two-hour chase Monday night. Chief St. John says the suspect is responsible for five carjackings, and the chase left the police to work 10 crime scenes across Billings and into Yellowstone County.

    A 41-year-old man from Wyoming is identified as the man who led multiple police agencies on a two-hour chase Monday night. Chief St. John says the suspect is responsible for five carjackings, and the chase left the police to work 10 crime scenes across Billings and into Yellowstone County.

  • Bodies found at fishing access identified as Lewistown residents

    Bodies found at fishing access identified as Lewistown residents

    Sunday, September 23 2018 8:00 PM EDT2018-09-24 00:00:42 GMT
    Monday, September 24 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-09-24 21:01:12 GMT

    UPDATE: The Cascade County Sheriff has released the identities of two people found dead in a camper at a fishing access.

    UPDATE: The Cascade County Sheriff has released the identities of two people found dead in a camper at a fishing access.

  • USDA issues recall for ground beef sold at Safeway, Sam's Club

    USDA issues recall for ground beef sold at Safeway, Sam's Club

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-09-25 23:00:10 GMT

    Ground beef sold at Target, Sam's Club and several other national retails was recalled due to a deadly outbreak of E. coli, the USDA reports. The recall covers more than 132,000 pounds of beef products produced and packaged by Cargill Meat Solutions dated June 21. The products have an established number of "EST.86R" inside the USDA mark of inspection.

    Ground beef sold at Target, Sam's Club and several other national retails was recalled due to a deadly outbreak of E. coli, the USDA reports. The recall covers more than 132,000 pounds of beef products produced and packaged by Cargill Meat Solutions dated June 21. The products have an established number of "EST.86R" inside the USDA mark of inspection.

Powered by Frankly
Copyright - All content © 2001 - 2018. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.