Cut Bank man sentenced for shooting on Blackfeet Indian Reservation.

(Cut Bank) A Cut Bank man was sentenced to five years and nine months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for assaulting and then shooting a woman at a residence on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, U.S. Attorney Jesse Laslovich said.

The defendant, Luke Charles Wells, 33, pleaded guilty in November 2023 to assault with a dangerous weapon and to using a firearm during a crime of violence.

Chief U.S. District Judge Brian M. Morris presided.

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