Update: The Billings Police Department says a person who drove into the Big Bear Sports Center in Billings, Montana, Saturday is useless. An officer concerned capturing investigation has begun. The identify of the person killed has not but been launched.
Police say that over the course of a number of hours, a person exchanged gunfire with officers in a standoff on the Billings retailer earlier than responding officers have been capable of enter the shop and comprise the scenario.It was not clear Saturday afternoon whether or not the person was killed by police or by a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Police Chief Rich St. John reviews no officers have been damage, however calls it some of the tough conditions he is ever been concerned with.
Chief St. John reviews as many as seven officers could have exchanged gunfire all through the standoff, which began round three a.m. Those officers that fired their weapons shall be positioned on administrative go away whereas the investigation is accomplished.
The investigation is ongoing Saturday.
An lively shooter scenario is underway at Big Bear Sports Center in Billings, Montana, in accordance with our sister station KULR8. Police have been presently negotiating with the capturing suspect, and finally report there have been no hostages inside the shop.
Captain Kevin Iffland with the Billings Police Department says an individual used a car to interrupt into the entrance doorways of the constructing.
Capt. Iffland says that individual has fired photographs towards officers out of the constructing. Officers try to barter with that particular person.
Capt. Iffland confirms they did use a flashbang grenade to badist comprise the scenario.
They are attempting to reduce as many photographs popping out of the constructing as doable by parking their B.E.A.R. car and different giant automobiles in entrance of the doorways.
There are not any reviews of accidents and all officers are OK.
Surrounding shops within the space are confirmed to be closed by Capt. Iffland and retailer workers.
Police are asking everybody to steer clear of the realm.