BILLINGS — A teen boy is dead from a gunshot wound he allegedly sustained in a shooting in Billings early Sunday morning.
According to a press release from the Billings Police Department, officers were dispatched to a parking lot in the 400 block of Constitution for reports of a shooting around 2:09 a.m. The release said officers were unable to locate anyone involved but found empty shell casings at the scene.
A local hospital called dispatch shortly after, around 2:20 a.m., to report a victim had been dropped off at the emergency room. The victim, a 15-year-old boy from Billings, later died.
Billings Police detectives say a homicide investigation is active and ongoing. No arrests had been made at the time of the press release.
The release said initial information indicated the incident involved a disturbance between multiple parties.
Detectives are working to identify all the individuals involved and ask anyone with information to call dispatch at 657-8200.
No further details were available. The identity of the victim will be released by the County Coroner pending an autopsy and family notification, according to the release.