self defense

Self-Defense in 2015 Shooting Death
Self-Defense in 2015 Shooting Death
The Gazette reports that prosecutors have declined to press charges in the shooting death of a Billings man in 2015, saying a jury would likely find the suspect’s self-defense claim credible. The decision not to file charges was outlined in a letter from Senior Deputy County Attorney Julie Patten and Deputy Chief County Attorney Ed Zink to Captain Jeremy House of the Billings Police Department...
Missoula Representative Vows to Repeal Some of Montana’s Self Defense Laws
Missoula Representative Vows to Repeal Some of Montana’s Self Defense Laws
Early this month, Missoula area state representative Ellie Hill appeared on the American version of Al Jazeera to discuss Montana gun laws with "Consider This" host Antonio Mora. The discussion was framed around the recent Diren Dede shooting and Hill argued that Montana gun laws created a culture that led to Dede’s death.