A Lake County man was shot to death late Wednesday afternoon at a residence in Arlee..

Lake County Sheriff Don Bell said the call came in to the 9-1-1 center at about 4:30 on Wednesday afternoon.

“The caller said a male had been shot in Arlee on Sanders Street,” Bell said. “Upon our arrival the male was deceased. The shooter was taken into custody, and we also detained two witnesses. All three are at the Lake County Sheriff’s Office being questioned. The scene is secure.”

Bell said several law enforcement agencies responded to the call.

“We were fortunate to have the tribal police and tribal rangers and Lake County deputies close to the scene when the call came in,” he said. “The victim will be sent to the Montana State Crime lab in Missoula for an examination, and then we’ll have more information to share.”

.No names have been released, and the incident is under investigation.

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