A second man was arrested Sunday in connection to a shooting at a Missoula motel early Friday that killed two people and hospitalized a third.
The Missoula County Sheriff’s Office said shortly after noon Sunday that Jonathan Whitworth, 27, was detained without incident around 11:45 a.m. after officers received a report that Whitworth was riding his bike near the Missoula International Airport.
Preston Rossbach, 18, had already been arrested on Saturday in relation to the shooting.
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Police were called to the Mountain Valley Inn on West Broadway around 1 a.m. Friday. A man and a woman were both found dead from gunshot wounds at the motel, and another man was hospitalized with what police called “serious injuries.” His condition is unknown.
After the shooting, Whitworth was declared a “person of interest” by police.
Anyone with additional information about the shooting is asked to call Detective Mark Blood at 406-552-6281.