UPDATE: Shots Fired During Police Chase in Bigfork

Sheriff Brian Heino said the incident remains under investigation

By Justin Franz

Updated: March 24, 5:35 p.m.

Grand Avenue in Bigfork was briefly closed Tuesday morning following a police chase that ended with shots being fired by a sheriff’s deputy.

Sheriff Brian Heino said details about the incident are limited at this time and that more information will be available in the coming days.

According to Heino, a car was stolen near Glacier Park International Airport early Tuesday morning. Deputies with the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office began to pursue the vehicle and followed it to Bigfork where the chase ended with shots being fired.

No one was injured in the incident and the suspect is currently in custody.

This story will be updated with more information as soon as it’s available.

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