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Helena Police searching for suspect in early morning shooting

Helena Police Department
Posted at 10:28 AM, Aug 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-18 12:30:03-04

HELENA — The Helena Police are searching for the suspect in an early morning shooting that left two people injured.

Officers responded to a residence on the 800 block of Abbey St. just after 1:00 a.m. Thursday morning for a report of an assault with a weapon.

When police arrived they found two men who had been shot. The men were taken to the hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect fled from the scene, and police have not yet identified him.

The suspect is a man between 5'6" and 5'8" tall. Police say he wore a face covering during the shooting and a black hoodie.

Authorities say based on the information gathered to this point, they do not believe there a threat to the community.

If you have any information about this incident or the suspect call 911.