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Second arrest made in Kalispell drive-by shooting

Several shots were fired at a duplex on Dec. 21
Posted at 6:00 PM, Dec 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-30 20:00:22-05

A second suspect in a Kalispell drive-by shooting is in custody.

According to court documents, Joseph Trapper Bukowski, 19, faces felony charges of assault with a weapon and criminal endangerment.

The documents state on Dec. 21 an SUV drove by the 1500 block of 7th Avenue West in Kalispell and shot into several homes.

During their investigation, law enforcement found 20 shell casings in the street .

According to court documents, witnesses said on Dec. 21 Bukowski and Ansen Ingraham , 18, allegedly stated they were going to "deal with some business."

This same witness allegedly overheard Bukowski saying he "drained his clip."

Bukowski is being held in the Flathead County Jail on $250,000 bail. His court appearance date has not been set.