At around 10:15 Monday night, Missoula police officers responded to the 3600 block of Mullan Road for a report of shots fired. Police Public Information Officer Travis Welsh explains.

“Upon arriving in the area, officers were able to locate and apprehend the suspect in the incident inside of his vehicle in an adjacent parking lot in the 3500 Mullan Road.  Detectives were called to the scene and interviewed multiple parties and potential victims, with no injuries being reported at this time.  The suspect was arrested for two counts of Attempted Deliberate Homicide and booked into the Missoula County Detention Facility. He is identified as 37-year-old Tyler Clawson.”

At this time, the Missoula Police Department believes that there is no ongoing threat to the public.  This investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Katie Petersen at 406-396-3277.