A second man was arrested Tuesday following a shootout in Shepherd that injured two men and a teenage boy Monday.
The Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office is following up on information indicating a third person ran from the Monday shooting.
The name of the second person arrested has not been released, but he was arrested by members of the sheriff's office and the Yellowstone County Violent Offender's Task Force at about 11:30 a.m. Monday at a residence near Custer Avenue and Second Street West in Billings.
The man had a non-life threatening injury to his upper arm that appeared to be a bullet wound, but no shots were fired during the arrest, according to a press release from Sheriff Mike Linder.
The man arrested Monday has been identified in court documents as Gregory Allen Johnson. He told investigators at his Heights home that he and two other people had gone to the residence on Bea's Lane where the shooting took place to confront someone about a previous drug deal, according to documents.
Aside from Johnson and his two companions, five people including a 2-year-old child, were in the home when the shootout, according to investigators. Police also found marijuana on the kitchen counter and a bong elsewhere in the house, documents say.
One area resident told investigators he heard five or six gunshots before a vehicle sped away.
The wife of the man shot three times said that about 30 minutes before the shootout early Monday morning she heard two loud bangs on the front door "and then a half-hour later someone entered through the unlocked back door with a gun."
She said her husband came into the room and started firing at the suspect who ran out the back door while returning fire, hitting the husband "multiple times," documents state.
Johnson told investigators two other men with him had pistols and one of the men gave him a 9 mm gun, but he fired it only into the air during the shootout. Police got a search warrant for Johnson's residence where they found a .40-caliber pistol matching the caliber and brand of a gun they believe was used in the Bea's Lane shooting, documents say.
The Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office responded to the shootout on the 8200 block of Bea's Lane in Shepherd at about 4:49 a.m. Monday. They arrived to find "a distraught female by the front door" who then pointed deputies to the bathroom where her husband was sitting in the bathtub.
The woman told police her husband had been shot three times, once in the right arm, once in the right side of his chest, and once to the back. The man said Johnson shot him and described how he drove a dark-colored pickup and lived in the Heights, documents allege.
The injured man told police he fired back, so Johnson's truck may have bullet holes.
The Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office stated Monday that a man and a teenage boy had been shot. The second shooting victim had been asleep when the shooting started, his girlfriend told police.
Surveillance video from neighboring residences showed flashes coming from inside the house and three people running out of the back door at about 4:21 a.m. Another surveillance video showed "multiple flashes coming from the victim's house before a dark-colored pickup began to back away from the house."