BIA agent shoots man on Crow Indian reservation

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LODGE GRASS, Mont. – The FBI is investigating a Sunday morning shooting at Lodge Grass, Mont. on the Crow Indian Reservation involving a Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) police officer and a man.

The information was released by the Salt Lake City FBI field office on Sunday evening in a press release.

The man “has left the scene and has not been located yet,” according to the press release. The man has not been identified and his condition is not known.

The FBI says the BIA officer sustained minor injuries during the incident.

The FBI is working with the Big Horn County Sheriff’s Office in the shooting investigation.

There were no other details, such as time, location or reason for the shooting, given in the press release.

No further information will be released at this time due to the ongoing investigation, according to Sandra Yi Barker, spokesperson for the FBI’s field office in Salt Lake City.

Editor’s Note: This is a developing story and information will be updated as it becomes available.

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