Man with Bakersfield address allegedly killed Montana deputy

Posted at 12:39 PM, May 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-17 21:09:12-04

UPDATE (May 17, 2017 6:03 p.m.): The bail has been set at $2 million for Lloyd Barrus. The other suspect died.

Barrus was charged Wednesday with 14 counts of attempted homicide and two counts of accountability to attempt homicide.


A man who at one point lived in Bakersfield has been arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a Montana deputy. 

According to the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office, 62-year-old Lloyd Barrus, who apparently lived in Bakersfield in 2013, was arrested along with his 38-year-old son Marshall Barrus. 

According to an ABC affiliate in Montana, Lloyd Barrus shot and killed deputy Mason Moore, who was a three-year veteran of the department. 

Lloyd Barrus faces a charge of deliberate homicide. Marshall Barrus has been hospitalized with unknown injuries.