GREAT FALLS - Cascade County Sheriff Bob Edwards said Thursday a woman was shot and killed at a residence near Vaughn during a break-in.
At 2:12 p.m. Wednesday, deputies responded to #25 Four Mile Creek Road for a report that a person was breaking into the residence and the occupant had shot the intruder.
When deputies arrived they confirmed that a woman had been shot and killed.
Edwards said the 42-year-old woman lived in Cascade County, but her name was not released.
Her body was taken to the Montana State Crime Lab in Missoula for an autopsy.
Edwards said everyone involved in the incident has been interviewed and released.
The sheriff’s office and the Cascade County Attorney’s Office continue the investigation. No charges have been filed.
Authorities have not released the names of anyone involved.