Mississippi man shot, killed in Montana; police found him wounded, lying in yard

Published 2:58 pm Monday, January 4, 2021

A Mississippi man who was found shot in a Billings, Montana yard last week has died.

Police were called to a Billings resident early morning on Dec. 27 after a report of shots being fired. They found the victim unconscious in a yard. He was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where he later died.

The victim has not been identified, Billings media report, other than being described as a 39-year-old man from Mississippi.

As of late last week, no arrests had been made in the homicide investigation.