Missoula, MT (KGVO-AM News) - On December 15, 2022, shortly after 11:00 a.m., Missoula Police Department Officers responded to a violent offense at 1919 North Avenue West, which is the location of the Emergency Winter Shelter.

According to Police Public Information Officer Lydia Arnold, the suspects involved in the incident fled the scene and officers pursued them.

While the suspects were on the loose, Arnold said MPD advised some nearby schools to go into lockdown as a precaution.

"Due to the nature of the violent offense and threat to the public, both suspects were taken into custody," Arnold said. "There will be a continued investigation into the reported offense."

KGVO has learned that a gun was involved in this incident. We will provide more information about this incident when it becomes available.

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