Bishop resident arrested on attempted murder, other charges

Bishop Police Department news release

BISHOP, CA. – Inyo County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched shortly after midnight Monday, April 29 to South Valley View, Bishop, CA, for a report of a gunshot victim with the suspect still on scene.

Justin Montgomery

Sheriff’s Deputies along with the assistance of California Highway Patrol, Mono County Sheriff, and Bishop
Police arrived at the location and made entry into the residence. The victim was located with a gunshot wound
to the leg.

Justin Montgomery, a 37-year old Bishop man, was arrested on the following charges: attempted murder, assault with a firearm on a person, domestic violence, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, violation of domestic violence court order, and violation of probation.

The victim was transported to Northern Inyo Hospital; Montgomery was arrested without incident and booked
into the Inyo County Jail.

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3 Responses to Bishop resident arrested on attempted murder, other charges

  1. Trouble May 5, 2019 at 8:00 am #

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  2. Tinner May 2, 2019 at 7:50 pm #


    • Pelican May 6, 2019 at 4:01 pm #

      Inyo Sheriff website says wife.


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