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MT:Shooting In Augusta Results In Death
| 23 October
| Darryl L. Flowers
Posted on 10/24/2013 8:03:38 AM PDT by marktwain
A shooting in the Dearborn River Canyon area Friday afternoon resulted in the death of a Great Falls man who had a cabin in the area. Timothy B. Newman, 53, was shot in what has been described as an ongoing dispute over property access.
According to the Sheriff, who has not yet released the name of the shooter, there is no evidence that the shooting was a homicide, but was instead self defense. The investigation into the tragedy is continuing, according to Dutton.
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Montana
KEYWORDS: banglist; dearbornriver; guncontrol; mt; property; secondamendment
Very little information about what happened or the parties involved.
From another source, the wife of the shooter called the sheriff.
posted on 10/24/2013 8:03:39 AM PDT
"According to the Sheriff, who has not yet released the name of the shooter, there is no evidence that the shooting was a homicide, but was instead self defense."
Self defense shootings are still homicides - they are just legally justified homicides.
posted on 10/24/2013 8:07:39 AM PDT
It’s not that far to Dead Man Coulee Road.
posted on 10/24/2013 8:13:39 AM PDT
I wonder if the sheriff would agree that the presence of a dead body with a bullet hole in it would constitute “evidence of a homicide”?
Maybe he thought the guy was already dead?
posted on 10/24/2013 8:42:24 AM PDT
by Jack Hammer
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