Western Montana Man Shot to Death Early Christmas Morning

Deputies arrested a 33-year-old man for the shooting of John Komitios, 39, a recent resident of Missoula, Flathead and Lake counties

By Associated Press

STEVENSVILLE — A western Montana man was shot to death during a fight early Christmas morning, Ravalli County officials said.

Deputies arrested a 33-year-old man for the shooting death early Friday of John Komitios, 39, a recent resident of Missoula, Flathead and Lake counties, officials said. The suspect has not yet appeared in court.

Deputies responded to a reported shooting in Stevensville shortly after midnight.

Komitios had been shot several times with a handgun and died at the scene, Sheriff Steve Holton said.

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