Ravalli County Undersheriff Steve Holton said that 44 year-old Calvin Richard Garrett of Corvallis was arrested during the evening of Saturday, October 4th and subsequently arraigned in Ravalli County Justice Court for two charges of felony assault with a weapon and one charge of felony criminal endangerment.

Holton described how the incident occurred.

"The incident occurred east of Corvallis at the victim’s residence," Holton said.  "Garrett allegedly brandished a handgun at another adult male, before an altercation over the weapon ensued and Garrett shot the victim through the shoulder.The victim was transported by friends to a local hospital and is expected to recover."

Holton said Garrett fled the scene after the shooting.

"Garrett was disarmed by witnesses and fled the scene," he said  "He was apprehended by Ravalli County Sheriff’s Deputies a short time later. Garret appeared in Ravalli County Justice Court on Monday and was placed in jail."