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Update 8:15 a.m.:

Billings Police Chief Rich St. John confirmed that a 24-year-old man is dead after being shot by officers on Bunting Street on the Billings South Side.

Five officers were involved, and have been placed on administrative leave.

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An incident on the South Side early Saturday morning drew numerous Billings police officers to a cul-de-sac on the 400 block of Bunting Street. 

Police have yet to issue a statement on what happened. As of 3 a.m. a BPD crime scene investigations van could be seen parked in front of the cul-de-sac, which was closed off with crime scene tape. 

South Side

Several police officers responded to an incident on Billings South Side early Saturday morning.

Detectives were at the scene, and law enforcement could be seen inside the taped-off area photographing a pickup stopped perpendicular to a BPD patrol car. 


Night Reporter

General assignment reporter for The Billings Gazette.