A Broadwater County Deputy Sheriff was shot and killed around 3 a.m. this morning outside of Three Forks. The deputy's name has not been released.

According to the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office, a Broadwater County deputy sheriff pursued a vehicle near the Highway 287 interchange. Dispatch lost contact with the Deputy and other law enforcement responded to discover the deputy had been shot and killed.

A pursuit occurred later when the suspect’s vehicle was located in Butte-Silverbow County. Multiple shots were fired during this pursuit. The suspect's vehicle was stopped in Missoula County where two male suspects were taken into custody.

We will keep you updated as more info becomes available.


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