UPDATE: Big Horn County Coroner Terry Bullis said Saturday that there are "two confirmed deaths," and the FBI is conducting an investigation. An autopsy on the two victims is scheduled for today. Check back for more details as they become available.
A shooting did take place Friday night in Lodge Grass, according to Levi Flinn, director of media for the Crow Tribe Executive Branch.
Officials have not confirmed where the incident Friday took place, but crime scene tape could be seen Saturday morning in Lodge Grass surrounding a house and yard on the northwest corner of the intersection of Helen Street and Second Avenue.
Law enforcement on the Crow Reservation are “actively investigating” what was described as a “major incident” in Lodge Grass and a notice of emergency curfew was issued Friday night for the Crow Reservation, according to an announcement from Crow Tribal Chairman Alvin “A.J.” Not Afraid Jr.
Not Afraid’s announcement states that the emergency curfew is being instituted at the request of law enforcement and was effective as of 9 p.m. Friday night. The curfew will extend until 5 a.m. each morning until further notice.
Vehicles traveling on roadways within the "exterior boundaries" of the Crow Reservation after 9 p.m. are subject to being stopped and all occupants being ordered to present valid identification upon law enforcement request, according to the announcement.
The announcement concludes by stating that questions about additional information should be directed to law enforcement at 406-638-2631.