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Munger charged in connection with Helena shooting

She is charged with tampering with evidence
Posted at 4:45 PM, Aug 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-22 18:56:33-04

Jennifer Megan Munger has been charged in connection with a shooting that happened in Helena last week.

Munger dropped the man with the gunshot wound off at the hospital and then left almost immediately, after medical personnel took the injured man out of the vehicle.

Police found the vehicle and determined it belonged to the injured man, who was shot in the leg while driving.

Court documents say Munger admitted she left the hospital because she worried she would be arrested for other ongoing criminal charges, and she and another person tried to hide the vehicle.

Munger, 24 years old, has been charged with tampering with evidence, and probation violation.

Munger has a conviction for criminal endangerment in Lewis & Clark County from 2017.

Bond for Munger was set at $10,000.

(AUGUST 17, 2019) Authorities are investigating after a man was brought to the hospital in Helena with a gunshot wound.

Helena police say the victim arrived at St. Peter’s Health around 10:30 p.m. Friday, with a gunshot to the leg. He was flown to Missoula for treatment.

Officers say it is still not clear how the shooting happened, or whether or not it was accidental.

The Lewis and Clark County Sheriff’s Office is currently leading the investigation, because authorities do not know where the shooting occurred, and the victim lives outside city limits.

Detectives from the Helena Police Department are assisting.

LCSO Capt. Kevin Wright said investigators are looking for two individuals who dropped the man off at the hospital, to speak to them about the case.