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Suspect Arrested in Connection with Montana Shootings

FBI Salt Lake City October 05, 2011
  • FBI Salt Lake City Press Office

The FBI Salt Lake City Division announces the arrest of 22-year-old Sheldon Bernard Chase. Chase is wanted for questioning in the shooting deaths of three people on the Crow Reservation in Montana on Tuesday, October 4, 2011. Law enforcement authorities took Chase into custody tonight, without incident, in Spokane, Washington. The vehicle he was believed to be driving was also recovered.

The FBI would like to thank the public for calling in tips and information regarding this ongoing investigation. Chase is wanted for questioning in the murders of his grandmother, his cousin, and an adult male. All three were killed yesterday about noon at a residence outside of the community of Lodge Grass, Montana.

There are no further details that can be released at this time due to the pending investigation. The FBI, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the Big Horn County Sheriff’s Office continue to work together on this case. The FBI would also like to thank our law enforcement partners in Washington, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming for their assistance in the search for Chase.