Montana officer shoots, kills robbery suspect

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy shot and killed an armed robbery suspect after a pursuit and standoff in Montana’s largest city, Yellowstone County Sheriff Mike Linder said on Sunday. The 35-year-old woman was being pursued after reportedly firing a shot into the air before stealing a vehicle in Billings just before 4 p.m. Saturday, police said. Police asked the sheriff’s department for assistance. The woman hit two vehicles as she was fleeing officers who tried to conduct a traffic stop, causing severe damage to the stolen vehicle. It later became inoperable, police said.


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