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Jan262017

Suspect arrested in Helena motel murder

(HELENA)- Authorities say they've arrested the man suspected of shooting another man in the parking lot of a Helena motel early Wednesday. 

Helena Police report 41-year old Brandon LeClair was later arrested on a warrant for homicide in Boulder. 

Detectives say LeClair was spotted walking near the Motel 6 on North Oregon Street just before 1 a.m. Wednesday with blood on his hands. When police arrived on scene they found a 31-year old Butte man who'd been shot in the parking lot. Efforts to save his life weren't successful. 

There's been no immediate word on a motive for the shooting, although it may have resulted from a fight. 

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