Glasgow Standoff

During the afternoon of March 29, 2023, at approximately 2:35pm, an incident occurred at Francis Mahon Deaconess Hospital involving a Valley County detention officer, sheriff deputies, a hospital employee, and an inmate from the detention center. The incident was a hostage situation and was resolved by a deputy discharging his duty weapon to protect the life of the innocent. This case is under active investigation. No one from the public, law enforcement or hospital staff were wounded during the incident.

The Montana Division of Criminal Investigation is investigating the circumstances of the shooting. The inmate was flown to Billings to receive advanced trauma care.

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