Blackfeet Law Enforcement Services (BLES) issued a news release on Friday, Oct. 21, noting that, “On Oct. 17. in the early morning hours, Blackfeet Law Enforcement officers responded to a report of a shooting within the exterior boundaries of the Blackfeet Nation. Officers arrived and located an adult female with a gunshot wound and performed first aid until Emergency Medical Services arrived. The adult female was then transported to the Indian Health Services, located in Browning, and was later flown out to Benefis Hospital in Great Falls for further medical attention. The adult female later succumbed to her injuries while being treated in Great Falls.”

Several agencies are investigating the death, and no additional information had yet been released as of Monday morning.

“The woman’s death is currently under investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Blackfeet Law Enforcement and the Glacier County Sheriff’s Office. The investigation is ongoing, and no additional information can be released at this time,” according to the news release.

Anyone with information that may assist in the investigation is asked to contact the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Shelby Montana Resident Agency, at 406-424-8411.

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