Man killed in shooting near Augusta identified
A man shot and killed near Augusta has been identified.
Lewis and Clark County Coroner Mickey Nelson tells the Great Falls Tribune that 53-year-old Timothy B. Newman of Great Falls was shot twice in the chest on Friday.
Nelson says Newman appears to have owned a cabin in the area.
Lewis and Clark County authorities say they responded to a report of a verbal argument and then shooting about 25 miles outside Augusta at about 12:30 p.m. Friday.
A female caller told police her husband and Newman had an ongoing argument about easement access on the properties.
Police say Newman was dead when deputies arrived about 1 p.m.
Sheriff Leo Dutton says a person has been questioned but not arrested.