The Yellowstone County coroner on Monday identified the victims of last week’s shootings.
Kenneth V. Morrison, 31, from Billings, was killed Wednesday morning by a single gunshot to the torso. Morrison was in his home on the North Side of Billings when he was shot, holding a 1-year-old.
The infant, Tatee’ks Cole, died by asphyxiation when Morrison fell on him after he was shot. Tatee’ks was eight days from his first birthday; the coroner ruled his death a homicide.
Vydell Otto Yellowrobe, 17, of Hardin, was shot multiple times Friday night on the South Side. He was pronounced dead at 8:30 p.m. Residents there said they heard up to 20 gunshots and police found Yellowrobe on 5th Avenue South.
Billings police and Yellowstone County SWAT teams take residents from a house on South 31st Street on Saturday morning. The house is near the scene of a fatal shooting Friday night.
LARRY MAYER, BILLINGS GAZETTE
Friday’s shooting brought to a close an improbably violent week that saw the gun death of Rocky Mountain College freshman and football player Chandler Stalcup and the Wednesday killing