Officers shoot, wound Anaconda man

DEER LODGE COUNTY

Associated Press
POSTED: 3:36 PM Sep 30 2013   UPDATED: 5:52 PM Sep 30 2013
ANACONDA, Mont. -

Montana Department of Justice officials say law-enforcement officers shot and wounded a 46-year-old Anaconda man who attempted to run them over in his car.
    
Spokesman John Barnes said in a statement officers from the Anaconda-Deer Lodge County Law Enforcement Agency were attempting to arrest the man Monday.
    
Barnes says the officers found the man in a car and he attempted to leave by driving directly at them.
    
The officers shot and wounded the man. He was transported to a Missoula hospital.
    
None of the officers was injured.
    
The man was not identified. Barnes says he was wanted for failure to appear for sentencing for DUI, the man's fourth DUI offense.
    
The Anaconda-Deer Lodge County attorney and police chief have asked the state Division of Criminal Investigation to lead the investigation.