Officials say victim of Billings shooting was from Anaconda
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone County officials say the victim of a shooting last week in Billings was a 25-year-old man from Anaconda.
Assistant coroner Richard Hoffman tells The Billings Gazette Monday that John Smathers died from a gunshot wound on Nov. 21. Police have said they are investigating the shooting as a homicide.
Another man was hospitalized with gunshot wounds following the shooting. Police have not provided any update on the man’s condition.
Police have said there was no public safety risk.
Information from: The Billings Gazette, http://www.billingsgazette.com