KALISPELL - A woman is behind bars in the Kalispell jail following a Thursday shooting.
The Flathead County Sheriff’s Office and the Montana Highway Patrol responded to Olney shortly after 2:30 p.m. for a report that a female shot a male in the stomach during a disturbance.
The victim was able to leave the scene and get to a neighbor’s house, where he was eventually transported to Logan Health.
The Sheriff's Office reports that the suspect— identified as Kay Johnson of Olney — was taken to Logan Health for an evaluation.
She was later released into custody for an interview with detectives, according to a news release.
Johnson has been booked into the Flathead County Detention Center on pending charges of Assault with a Weapon.
The shooting remains under investigation and anyone with any information about the incident is asked to call 406-758-5600 or email TIPS@flathead.mt.gov.