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Man shot to death in early morning altercation


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LEADORE — A 28-year-old Leadore man is dead after an early morning shooting in Lemhi County.

The sheriff’s office received a 911 call around 2:30 a.m. Sunday from a person saying there was an altercation involving three people at a home near Leadore, according to a news release from Sheriff Steve Penner. The caller said they were involved in a fight and shot another person during the argument.

Deputies arrived to find the victim, whose name has not been released, dead from a gunshot wound.

Penner says nobody has been arrested and the sheriff’s office is working with Idaho State Police and the Lemhi County Coroner’s Office in the investigation.