Police investigate shooting in Great Falls
(UPDATE, 6:02 p.m.) The suspect died in a hospital. The suspect allegedly pointed a gun at the deputy. Click here for more details.
(UPDATE, 2:15 p.m.) According to the Great Falls Police Department, one person was shot by the Cascade County Sheriff’s Deputy.
Investigation underway after suspect was shot
The deputy was not injured; the person who was shot is currently being treated by medical personnel.
There is no word yet on the circumstances leading up to the shooting.
No details of the incident have been released at this stage, including the names of the deputy and the person who was shot; we’ll let you know when we have more information.
(1st REPORT, 2:01 p.m.) Police are investigating a possible shooting in Great Falls.
According to witnesses, the incident happened near 7th Avenue South and 15th Street around 1:15 p.m. on Saturday, March 19, 2022.
KRTV received the following messages:
- Significant police presence on 15th and around 7th Street. Ambulance and fire trucks as well.
- 15th street and 7th avenue south, they have criminal gangs and police cars blocking the roads.
- High police presence on 6th Avenue and 14th/15th Street
- Large police presence and yellow tape blocking the side street
We have also received an unconfirmed report that a person was taken from the scene by ambulance.
We have a reporter on the scene and will post an update once we have details.