WASHINGTON: An overnight shooting Tuesday at a Montana casino left three people dead and another person injured and the suspect was later tracked down and killed by police, officials said.
The shooting happened about 2 a.m. at the Emerald City Casino in Great Falls, along one of the city’s main commercial strips, according to a statement from the Great Falls Police Department.
Police found the bodies of three victims inside the casino when they arrived. They launched a search for the shooter that lasted more than three hours until the suspect was found by officers in a residential neighbourhood about a mile (1.6 kilometres) away.
The suspect was fatally shot by officers at about 5:45 a.m, according to the police statement.