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Hamilton man charged for shooting at vehicle full of people

A Hamilton man is accused of firing a handgun at a car with four people inside.

19-year-old James Robert Carter is being charged with four counts of assault with a weapon and four counts of criminal endangerment for allegedly shooting at his brother’s “former girlfriend,” and three other people.

According to court documents, Carter and his younger brother, who is identified in court documents as R.C., made social media posts about some of the people in the car. The four people then got in a car and drove to Carter’s house to confront him.

Carter and R.C. allegedly armed themselves with guns from their stepfather’s room, according to court documents, and waited near the driveway for the vehicle to arrive. Ravalli County 911 received reports of shots fired around 11:10 a.m. on Monday.

Reports are varied of who fired the shots and how many shots were fired. In the court

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