Updated: Infant & 31 Year Old Man Dead After Shooting in Billings
BPD has released full details of the incident:
On November 1, 2023, at approximately 10:05 am Officers with the Billings Police Department responded to a weapons complaint in the 700 block of North 17th Street.
Officers made contact with complainants who reported a suspect vehicle arriving in the area and a large volley of shots being fired into the neighboring residence. Officers were unable to make contact with anyone listed at the residence and forced entry into the residence to check on the welfare of any possible occupants.
Inside of the residence Officers located a 31 year old deceased male victim and a 1 year old male infant victim. The infant was transported to a local hospital, but was later pronounced deceased.
This scene was turned over to the BPD Investigations Division. Officers then located the suspect vehicle in the 300 block of South 28th Street.
BPD SWAT, YCSO SRT, BPD Negotiators, and BPD Drone team were all activated to this scene. Teams made contact with individuals inside of the residence and were able to remove 10 individuals from the suspect residence.
Tactical teams then moved to a second residence in the 300 block of South 28th that was possibly involved in the incident. Once this residence was cleared both residences and detained individuals were turned over to the Investigations Division.
At the time of this release no official charges have been filed yet
This just in from the Billings Police Department:
Today, around 10:05 AM, Officers responded to a weapons complaint in the 700 block of N 24th Street.
On arrival, Officers located a residence that had been shot and made entry.
Officers located a 31-year-old deceased male victim and a victim infant.
The infant has been transported to a local hospital.
As of 12:14 PM, Officers have arrested one of the suspects involved in the incident, however, the scene is still active and evolving.
BPD asks you to avoid the area until further notice.
As more information is released, this article will be updated.
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