UPDATE: Missoula Standoff Suspect Arrested
UPDATE: 6:11 p.m. June 2, 2022
According to Police Public Information Officer Lydia Arnold, the suspect male involved in a standoff since Wednesday night has been taken into custody. Police are still in the area and MPD detectives will be processing the scene. There were no injuries reported and the situation has been resolved peacefully and safely.
(first report: 11:46 a.m. June 2 ,2022)
On June 2, 2022, at approximately 11:33 a.m., Missoula Police Department Officers, SWAT, and negotiators remained in a standoff situation near the 100 block of Black Pine in the South Hills. Law enforcement are asking people to avoid the area as the incident is still ongoing.
The Missoula Police Department provided the following statement:
Missoula Police Department - patrol, detectives, SWAT, and negotiators are working an active scene in the 100 block of Black Pine. This incident has been evolving since last night and culminated in barricaded subject. We are asking people to avoid the area to allow first responders to work safely. We have a large police presence making attempts to contact a barricaded subject.
As information becomes available updates will be provided to the public.
- This is not a hostage situation.
- There is one person involved at this time.
- The subject is contained within the perimeter and the threat is contained within the perimeter.
I would like to our thanks to fire and medical for being on scene available to assist.
KGVO will provide more information about this incident when it becomes available.