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Man taken to hospital after shooting in Kalispell parking lot

One person was taken to Logan Health following a Wednesday afternoon shooting in Kalispell.
Kalispell Murdochs Shooting
Posted at 5:07 PM, Sep 27, 2023
and last updated 2023-09-28 11:39:05-04

UPDATE: 9:35 a.m. - Sept. 28, 2023

The Kalispell Police Department reports 70-year-old John David Walker of Dayton was arrested following the shooting which happened at approximately 4:30 p.m. in the Murdoch's parking lot in South Kalispell. (full update here).


A person was taken to the hospital on Wednesday afternoon following a shooting in Kalispell.

Kalispell Police Chief Jordan Venezio says law enforcement responded to the parking lot of Murdoch’s in South Kalispell shortly before 4:30 p.m.

One male was transported to Logan Health with a gunshot wound while another male was detained by law enforcement.

Venezio says the incident is isolated and there is no active threat to the public.

People are asked to avoid the area while the investigation continues.

- information from Sean Wells included in this story.