John Charles McKinnis, Jordan Thompson, and Tyler Christianson have been charged with several felonies after they allegedly shot up a Jeep in Great Falls.
The incident happened on June 11th at about 3:15 a.m. near 4200 Central Avenue.
Great Falls police officers responded to reports of gunshots and a vandalized vehicle.
Officers found a white Jeep Cherokee with more than a dozen bullet holes on the driver's side; the front and rear driver's-side tires had also been shot.
Court documents say that officers found eleven .40 caliber shell casings; seven .45 caliber shell casings; two small shotgun wads; and one .40 caliber fired cartridge case. They counted 23 bullet holes in the vehicle.
There were eight people inside the four-plex apartment where the Jeep was parked; court documents say that every one of those people was placed at "risk of death or serious bodily injury" as a result of the shooting directed at the Jeep.
The three are facing several charges of criminal endangerment; tampering with or fabricating physical evidence; and criminal mischief.
We will update you as we get more information.
(JUNE 11, 2016) Great Falls Police are investigating an early morning drive-by shooting.
The incident happened at around 3:15 a.m. Saturday near 4200 Central Avenue.
According to police, gun shots were fired at both an apartment and a Jeep.The vehicle was shot at more than 20 times.
No one was injured in the incident. The GFPD is still investigating.
We will update you if we get more details.