KALISPELL (AP) – Flathead County authorities say a Sunday morning shooting in Marion left one man dead and that another has been taken into custody.
The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office reported that Mark Ames has been taken into custody and is being held at the Flathead County Detention Center on suspicion of deliberate homicide.
Police say the shooting took place about 1:45 a.m. outside a duplex owned by one of the men.
Police say Ames’ wife rented one of the apartments and the victim lived in the other apartment.
Police say an altercation took place outside the duplex and that Ames fired multiple rounds into the victim’s apartment.
Police say the two men then confronted each other outside the apartments, where Ames fatally shot the other man. Police say both men were armed.