- Associated Press - Thursday, July 7, 2016

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Police are searching for a suspect in the shooting death of a 20-year-old man in Helena.

Officers are looking for a single suspect after Ryan William Eakin, of Helena, was shot near the railroad tracks off North Montana Avenue on Thursday morning.

The Independent Record reports (https://bit.ly/29tM9hP ) police blocked off a nearby street to search for the suspect and question potential witnesses.

A possible witness described the suspect as a white male wearing basketball shorts and long socks. No further description was available.

After their initial investigation, police said they don’t believe there is an immediate threat to the public.

Investigators declined to say what kind of weapon was used or whether the firearm was recovered.

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Information from: Independent Record, https://www.helenair.com

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