SWAT deployed to a disturbance in Missoula

The Missoula Police Department would like to inform the public that the Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) is currently deployed in response to an incident on the 2400 block of Ernest Ave. Officers were dispatched shortly after 11 AM in response to a reported disturbance at the location.

As of now, law enforcement has established a perimeter around the area, and we kindly request individuals to refrain from entering the vicinity for their safety. However, residents and commuters are assured that access to Reserve Street and Clark Street remains unimpeded.

The situation involves one individual inside a residence, and our skilled negotiators are actively working to establish contact and peacefully resolve the situation. The safety and well-being of all parties involved, including the community, are our top priorities.

We appreciate the cooperation of the public in refraining from the proximity to the 2400 block of Ernest Ave at this time. Updates on the situation will be provided as soon as additional information becomes available. The Missoula Police Department is committed to the safety of our community members.

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