MISSOULA – A suspect in a pair of overnight shootings in Missoula and Evaro has been captured after an extensive, hours-long, search.
The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office reports that at approximately 6:15 a.m. the Special Response Team took Johnathan Bertsch into custody without incident.
He was arrested in the 16000 block of Thornburg Way in the Evaro area.
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Earlier on Friday morning, the Montana Highway Patrol confirmed that a trooper was shot and taken to a Missoula hospital as a result of the incident in the Evaro area.
We will have more information on this developing story as it becomes available.
Story by Mark Thorsell – MTN News