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The Latest: Names of 3 killed in Indian reservation released

August 06, 2017 - 1:56 PM

LODGE GRASS, Mont. - The Latest on the shooting deaths of three people on the Crow Indian Reservation in Montana (all times local):

2:50 p.m.

Authorities have released the names of three people who were killed in a residential shooting on the Crow Indian Reservation.

The Billings Gazette reports ( that 27-year-old Leslie Frank Nomee Jr. and 30-year-old Nehemiah Brokenrope died at Crow-Northern Cheyenne Hospital after the Friday shootings.

Nomee's wife, 25-year-old Denise Stewart Nomee, was pronounced dead Saturday at St. Vincent Healthcare in Billings.

Terry Bullis is the Big Horn County Coroner. Bullis says all three died of gunshot wounds.

Authorities say the shootings at a home in the town of Lodge Grass were drug-related.


11:15 a.m.

An overnight curfew remains in effect on the Crow Indian Reservation in southeastern Montana after a residential shooting that killed three people and injured two others.

The Crow Agency Police Department said Sunday the curfew "is a precaution" after Friday's shootings in Lodge Grass. The department declined to provide more information, and the victims' names haven't been released.

The tribe announced the curfew from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. until further notice.

The FBI, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Montana Highway Patrol and the Big Horn County Sheriff's Office are investigating.

FBI spokeswoman Sandra Barker said Sunday the investigation is continuing and that there have been no arrests.

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