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A report of a possible gun threat at Billings Senior High School Tuesday put the school on lockdown and drew a massive police response, which highlighted challenges in communication and resources.

Updated 5 P.M. Oct. 22, 2019

The Billings Police Department detained two juveniles Tuesday afternoon after a report of a person with a gun sent Billings Senior High School into lockdown for over an hour.

The Rosendale Campaign took this photo of what they say is the glass of a broken window at their office in Billings. A police report on the incident was filed Wednesday.
Courtesy Rosendale Campaign

Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Matt Rosendale sent a fundraising email Thursday saying that his Billings office was vandalized earlier this week when Vice President Mike Pence was in the city campaigning for him. Billings police say the case has run cold with no evidence of motive or a suspect.

Authorities Identify Billings Man Shot By Police Officer

Apr 11, 2018

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man killed by a Montana police officer after allegedly threatening patrons at a casino with a pellet gun thought to be a semi-automatic pistol.

The Yellowstone County coroner's office said Wednesday that 44-year-old Shawn Michael Hubbard of Billings was killed by two gunshot wounds to the chest.

Billings Police Officer Kills Man At Casino Who Had Pellet Gun

Apr 10, 2018
Police car.
(PD)

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A police officer shot and killed a man authorities said was waving a black pellet gun and threatening patrons inside a casino early Tuesday — the second fatal shooting by officers in Montana's largest city in less than 24 hours.

Missoula police car.
Cheri Trusler

An employee of the State Crime Lab in Missoula has allegedly stolen portions of evidence from pending drug cases.

Missoula County Attorney Kirsten Pabst declined to offer specific details, but said the situation is ongoing.