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Arrest made in connection with Monday's fatal shooting in Billings

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Posted at 1:09 PM, Apr 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-28 15:45:57-04

BILLINGS — Police said Tuesday a woman has been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in Billings that happened on Monday evening, and that police are searching for more suspects.

A 24-year-old man was shot at about 5:22 p.m. in the driveway of a residence in the 20 block of Florine Lane. He died a short time later at a hospital. The man's name has not yet been released.

Police said they believe there was some kind of disturbance prior to the shooting, which they said in a press release was not a random act of violence.

Police also said there seems to be no connection between the shooting Monday evening and another shooting death on Sunday night.

About an hour after the Monday evening shooting a vehicle believed connected to the incident was stopped in Big Horn County. Police said Raisha Blacksmith, 18 of Lodge Grass, was arrested for obstructing justice in relation to the homicide. She is being held in the Yellowstone County jail.

We will update you when we get more information.